In This World of Mine

February 24, 2011
By Alex Ellis SILVER, Bel Air, Maryland
Alex Ellis SILVER, Bel Air, Maryland
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They are
Flying away from me
Like balloons
I chase after them
Spread my wings of feather
Until I find that
They have been replaced with balloons.

I can’t catch them
They are traveling the
Lazy pace of floating air
Still faster than me
As I start to cry
The sky opens up
And cries with me
Golden drops of fading sun
And blue drops of ink
Stain my skin

They do not know
How much I need them
My balloons detach
Themselves from me
I fall and fall and fall
And impact the ground
So that a crater forms
They are their own person now
And they are irritated by
My slowness and ignorance
I can see it on their faces
Drawn with stinking black Sharpie

Even they, my pitiful balloon wings,
Can catch up
While I am here, broken in my well,
Crying all the colors of the rainbow
They get smaller in the distance
Until all I see is my watery rainbow
Falling steadily
Never stopping.

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on May. 16 2011 at 3:37 pm
maddiecochran PLATINUM, Bel Air, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
No, heaven's not a place that you go when you die
It's that moment in life when you touch her and you feel alive
So live for the moment
And take this advice, live by every word
Love's completely real, so forget anything that you've heard
And live for the moment now

ha ha i found you! like the baloons!


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