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We have too many things to do.
Every thought in the world,
some beyond,
flutter across our cheeks
just enough to tease us
before flitting away,
which really prevents them
from becoming something
wonderful.

It does happen though.
One patient thought
swirls,
boils,
rests in a cocoon inside our foreheads
until it emerges
as a positively pulchritudinous
array of nonsense and beauty.





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TheKitchenSink said...
Jan. 3, 2012 at 9:59 pm
Oh okay. Yes I know. I've never had a more inspiring, effective teacher, and I doubt I ever will.
 
Nick5 said...
Dec. 29, 2011 at 1:13 pm
I like this "nonesense and beauty" never really thought of poetry that way. P.S. I looked on your profile and saw that you had the best English teacher ever in eighth grade. Was he, by chance, Mr. Dorman?
 
TheKitchenSink replied...
Dec. 30, 2011 at 9:25 pm
Haha yes who is this???
 
Nick5 replied...
Dec. 31, 2011 at 7:28 pm
Call me Nick.
 
TheKitchenSink replied...
Jan. 2, 2012 at 5:54 pm
Nick Gossage???
 
Nick5 replied...
Jan. 3, 2012 at 7:33 pm
No, my name is Nick W. (I'd rather not reveal my full name over the Internet). I am in Mr. Dorman's 8th grade Honors A English. All i have to say is, the guy is a genuis.
 
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