Symbolism

January 17, 2011
By IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven


I crouch by the lakeside. The sky is blue, like a vast and unimaginable bluebird. Fluffy clouds scud across the underbelly of the world like giant and perfect white down. The colors of blue and white reflect upon the water, making it a mottled and tranquil blue-black.
I extend a finger, intending to make a ripple upon the surface. I hope to cause many other ripples along the lakeside, but as my ripples die away, I am disappointed.
I am all alone.
I wish to tumble into the lonely and inviting water, never to return.


The author's comments:
Can you guess what it is about?

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on Mar. 24 2012 at 12:06 am
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

It's written by the same author, ROFLZ :)

on Mar. 23 2012 at 10:49 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Thank you, Lizz :) Sounds interesting, kinda like 'Hoot'.

on Aug. 22 2011 at 4:32 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

I gave it to God and the Earth.

on Aug. 17 2011 at 3:32 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
40 articles 2 photos 1634 comments

Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

"Giving a gift instead" is never easy, but it's really the noblest option. Was the gift to the world or to the lilac trees?

on Aug. 16 2011 at 11:34 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

LOL, that's funny.

on Aug. 16 2011 at 10:31 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Thank you, though I must say that I now find my repetition of the word 'blue' irritating L: 

That makes perfect sense, actually. I tried to do just that one afternoon under our lilac trees, and ended up giving a gift instead. 


on Aug. 16 2011 at 10:29 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Yep, nothing else would have suited it so well without giving everything away :)

on Aug. 16 2011 at 5:51 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

I love all the sybolism in this poem, that's probably why you titled it that. Hehe, :D.

on Aug. 16 2011 at 5:51 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Flush is about a casino boat illegally flushing it's garbage into the ocean where it got washed onto beaches.  But since the owner had inside info in the police, he never got caught.  The book is about these kids who try to stop him.  It's got the environmentally friendly feel.

on Aug. 16 2011 at 4:30 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
40 articles 2 photos 1634 comments

Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

Your description for the sky was lovely and more than I could ever accomplish.

The disappointment at finding that one does not leave as much of a ripple on the world as one had hoped to. The desire to tumble into the lake might be considered an escape, but it might also be a wish to become one with what is greater. If one cannot touch the world to make it change, he can always try dissolving into it. Does that make sense? 


on Jun. 29 2011 at 11:04 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Stargirl, is, awesome :D What is 'Flush' about?

on Jun. 29 2011 at 10:32 pm
Anna-Akua SILVER, Taunton, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
But the funny thing about it is I ain't even start yet
I'm only using my mind I ain't even use my heart yet
I just evolved I ain't speaking theoretically
-Keys "Dear Dummy"

i love the book stargirl! it was one of my favorite books in 5th grade skool :) so was flush

on Jun. 14 2011 at 12:57 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Rim hanaid, Off, many thanks :)

on Jun. 14 2011 at 12:31 pm
HeatherBee BRONZE, I Live In, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Go on and try to tear me down. I will be rising from the ground, like a skyscraper

Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect

Ooh :) I love how this is written! The tone and imagery felt beautiful n mysterious

on Jun. 8 2011 at 2:40 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Yes, I got it from Jerry Spinelli's book :) I relate to it in many, many ways as well.

I mean, you say that you relate to quite a lot of my poems, and I'm a stargirl, so maybe you're quite a bit of a stargirl too.


Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jun. 8 2011 at 2:14 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

Where did you get the term Stargirl from? did you get it from the book Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli? I love that book and I could really relate to her! What do you mean by a stargirl?

on Jun. 8 2011 at 12:13 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

I'm beginning to wonder if you're a bit of a stargirl too :) And you know what's funny? I had a sort of teacher who pronounced the word 'poem' as 'pome' :D So the mis-spelling is no problem at all.

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jun. 7 2011 at 8:57 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

pome= poem 

sorry! 


Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jun. 7 2011 at 8:57 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

I really liked this pome too! ICAN REALLY RELATE TO IT! LOVEIT!! :) 


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