A Blurring World

July 11, 2011
By TaleGate GOLD, Clackamas, Oregon
TaleGate GOLD, Clackamas, Oregon
10 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you want the rainbow, you must put up with the rain."


Sitting
solo, singing silently on the bus,
staring
out the window
watching
the world pass by
is part of my daily routine.
I find a blurring world.

I see
the tall green trees
turn into
blurs of green and brown.

The cars, like charging bulls
zip by
without a care in the world.

The people appear
and
disappear
in a seeming instant.

The buildings
come and go,
becoming
Legos in the distance.

I try to count
the signs I see,
but a blink: they're behind me.
Soon enough the bus

stops.

I
step
down
the stairs
to a different
perspective.

The bus drives away

and I become
a part of a b l u r r
i
n
g world.


The author's comments:
This was an assignment from my creative writing teacher. I was thinking about what a ritual it is for me to go on the bus and how thoughtful a bus ride can be. Anything can seem like magic.

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TaleGate GOLD said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 11:59 pm
TaleGate GOLD, Clackamas, Oregon
10 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you want the rainbow, you must put up with the rain."

ohhh thanks :)

on Aug. 31 2011 at 8:38 pm
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.

Well actually just by commenting I'm getting your article out there because people follow me.

TaleGate GOLD said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 7:06 pm
TaleGate GOLD, Clackamas, Oregon
10 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you want the rainbow, you must put up with the rain."

You should show it to others so I can get more comments. ;)

TaleGate GOLD said...
on Aug. 16 2011 at 8:55 pm
TaleGate GOLD, Clackamas, Oregon
10 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you want the rainbow, you must put up with the rain."

:) Yeah who knows.

on Aug. 15 2011 at 4:40 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.

You're welcome.  I'm surprised no one else comments on your work!

TaleGate GOLD said...
on Aug. 15 2011 at 12:45 pm
TaleGate GOLD, Clackamas, Oregon
10 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you want the rainbow, you must put up with the rain."

Thank you! :) I wrote this for my creative writing class. My teacher thought this was the best one I've written. :)

on Aug. 13 2011 at 1:13 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.

Wow!  I really enjoyed this poem.  I like your perspectives and the last stanza especially.


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