Almost

August 14, 2011
By backyardheart BRONZE, Cape Coral, Florida
backyardheart BRONZE, Cape Coral, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"I still can't get over the frustration, the guilt and empathy I have for everyone. There's good in all of us and I think I simply love people too much, so much that it makes me feel too sad."
---Kurt Cobain


It was a goodbye note or a thank-you letter;
maybe even an apology card.
I wrapped myself in words
to keep warm while you were gone.

Shake me into stars, I don’t shine.
Darling, you were the first to ever illuminate the nights.
I couldn’t do it,
your voice was at the end of each barrel.
“I love you” in the simplest terms.

I wasted my 11:11s on your get-well-soons,
because I tasted my own misery without you.
Refreshing and dial-up.
I’ll remember you for the self-infliction that didn’t phase.

Farewell and thank you,
I’m sorry I didn’t make it



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Rayne GOLD said...
on Aug. 30 2011 at 11:12 am
Rayne GOLD, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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I love the way you use your words, especially with the first two lines of the second verse. Its great!

on Aug. 26 2011 at 8:34 pm
BetweenWorks SILVER, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
The meaning of life is a question that you have already answered.

oh and I like your discription about yourself.

on Aug. 26 2011 at 8:33 pm
BetweenWorks SILVER, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
The meaning of life is a question that you have already answered.

Good job. This a pretty unique poem. Keep writing

on Aug. 25 2011 at 4:58 pm
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.

This is a great poem! I love the 11:11s line. That part really stood out to me because it was so unique. don't be worrie about asking for feedback- i have found that that is really the only way that you can really be able to get your work noticed! And this poem should get noticed becasue it is wonderful! :)

on Aug. 25 2011 at 1:48 pm
AlaskaFrost GOLD, Acushnet, Massachusetts
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This is a really good poem! Post more poems!!

on Aug. 25 2011 at 11:12 am
HannSawyer15 BRONZE, North Brunswick, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"I say... lets speak it. Lets fight it. Lets write it. There's nothing to hold on to if it's already gone."

This was really good :) Btw! I found this on twitter! :)

on Aug. 23 2011 at 11:39 pm
PaigeStreet PLATINUM, Juneau, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"Stay golden"
- Johnny (The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton)

yeah, seriously. I wanna see more. This is good. 

on Aug. 20 2011 at 7:20 pm
RandomInspiration GOLD, Schulenburg, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Laugh as much as you breathe, and love as long as you live <3

Wow...i really like it.  Post more please :)

on Aug. 20 2011 at 5:59 pm
XxMidnightKissxX SILVER, Hardinsburg, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Love me or hate me, I don't care which, just don't try and change me.

This is really good!!!


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