Starved Artist

July 21, 2011

She drew the world once
Every simple wondrous thing
All things hidden
All creatures forgotten
And she always felt honored
To have seen them
And preserved them in gray

But she is older now, and
The gray has seeped
From the pages out into
Her sky and her walls
The flowers are trodden on
The forgotten creatures all but gone

The children whose smiles
Made her elated
Put her pen to the pages
Are violets now
Who shrink from her hands



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on Jul. 28 2011 at 10:15 am
FlyleafFreak DIAMOND, Loveland, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"I have faith in fools;self confidence my friends call it"~Edger Allan Poe
"In this world of infinite insanity, your friends are the best psychiatrists you will ever have."~Me

I loved it. short and sweet but not entirely simplistic. a refreshing read, i reread it over and over. great job

on Jul. 27 2011 at 12:07 am
NinjaGirl BRONZE, Valley City, North Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
The only thing holding us back in life is our desire to stay where we are and not venture further.
~Some random person on the Internet :P

Great word choice and metaphors! Really great job :)

on Jul. 25 2011 at 12:56 pm
poopasdfasdf BRONZE, Holmdel, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
life isnt about finding your self but creating yourself

i really really like this one. Great job!!!!!!!


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