Temporary Appeasement

April 23, 2011
By soccerangel9494 GOLD, AMISSVILLE, Virginia
soccerangel9494 GOLD, AMISSVILLE, Virginia
11 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No matter what the weather always bring your own sunshine"


Transparent and rectangular, you comfort the boy,
Your cotton spot absorbs the pain.
Though motionless-you protect and shield,
Braving through the ache and throb.

The little boy weeps, but you hold firm,
Doing your best, your little cotton spot absorbs the pain.
Now tainted with crimson, your usefulness fades.
A job well done, but it’s time for the next.

You’re replaced just as easy as you’re found,
In a box filled with others,
Unable to distinguish yourself,
Identity lacking, but it doesn’t matter,
Your little cotton spot already absorbed the pain.

Ten minutes later, the little boy screams,
He needs another, your friend now protects and shields.
You all do the same thing, yet you all do it well,
Hiding the truth and fear beneath you.
Packaged in a box, you’re merely a transparent rectangle,
Lost in the crowd, among your peers,
You serve as security for that little boy,
Soaking in the agony, you hold strong through it all.

Now crimson, besmirched and ruined,
The little boy tears the next off,
Fighting through the tears, he winces as you separate from him.



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on Aug. 8 2011 at 9:59 pm
WithPenAndScript DIAMOND, Venetia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
I believe that no matter who you are we all leave footprints on this Earth

Hahah so interesting to write a poem about that! Very cool

on Aug. 8 2011 at 10:17 am
TwasBrilling BRONZE, Staunton, Va, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of the dusk" -H.W. Hegel

"Words are our most inexhaustable source of magic' -Albus Dumbledore

Very, very creative point-of-view!

on Aug. 7 2011 at 4:02 pm
JerseyGirl716 BRONZE, Central, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Very, very cool :) Who knew band-aids had feelings? 5/5!

on Aug. 6 2011 at 3:59 pm
JTboiiDrama PLATINUM, Chicago, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
It is what it is

I love this one!! It has genuine feeling in it that make it pop like WOW!! You are a great writer! keep writing please!!!

on Aug. 5 2011 at 10:23 pm
Love.Hate.Passion., Spring Valley, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
~Hope. Faith. Love~
~Be proud of who you are.You are all unique in a different way.~
~I WILL NOT fade into oblivion , and become less than
a distant memory.~

You made a band-aid sound like the most interesting thing in the world. Your poem was captivating and very nicely written :)

on Jul. 31 2011 at 11:47 am
soccerangel9494 GOLD, AMISSVILLE, Virginia
11 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No matter what the weather always bring your own sunshine"

Thanks for your feedback!

on Jul. 31 2011 at 11:45 am
thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.

wow! This is really cool. You make a band-aid seem like its alive. Very good job. I also liked your 52 pieces poem. You have a special style and i love it! :) thank you for entering in to the contest! Your results will be coming soon!




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