Lament of the Separated

April 17, 2011
By JoeDafro BRONZE, Hutto, Texas
JoeDafro BRONZE, Hutto, Texas
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We are of two different worlds,
You and I.
Polar opposites on the planet of intelligence,
We are at different ends of the spectrum of life.
Separate galaxies, light-years apart.

But like any two masses, we attract each other,
I know it.
Such is life – where two objects become one beautiful singularity,
And where time should have no meaning, and there is no distance.

Why can’t we have that?
Am I wrong, or are my calculations accurate?
Our two dimensions (mine somewhat skewed, yours immaculate)
Could blend together to create a harmonious cosmos.



I am inhumanly far from your elegance.



You are truly a star in your own right.
But how much brighter things would be,
If you would but collide with me
Sewing together in the fabric of space a nova of passion.


The author's comments:
I hope that this short piece will conjure emotion and have a specific meaning to you. This was a short project for my English class.

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on May. 23 2011 at 7:20 pm
Nora2012 BRONZE, Tenafly, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"One who throws mud has no ground."

great use of vocabulary and intricate words. love how your metaphor gave me a feeling of how big the world is.

nikja BRONZE said...
on May. 22 2011 at 10:07 am
nikja BRONZE, Plainview, New York
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this poem left me speechless- excellent use of a metaphor! i'm sure you got an A+ on this assignment! =]


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