I Will Never Know

August 23, 2011
By ChocoMint SILVER, Bloomington, Indiana
ChocoMint SILVER, Bloomington, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time." - Anonymous

"Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear." - Anonymous


I never knew what it felt like
To be embraced within her arms.
Never knew the gentle kiss
Nor the soft touch of her hand.

People who surround me
Talk about her sharp wit.
Talk about her stories,
Ones she never told me.

They talk about her joyful laugh
How gentle, yet so confidant.
How easily she could scare a man,
But could comfort a frightened child.

I sit and only listen,
Saddened by a simple fact-
That I will never know the woman,
That so many around me adore.

I will never know the wonderful lady,
The woman who they call my grandmother.


The author's comments:
I never knew my grandmother, so this poem is very personal. I am trying to express feelings from a child's view, and then progress to an older child/adult. Let me know if I succeeded and if it flows well.

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on Oct. 7 2011 at 10:58 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.~

Awww.

This was a deep piece and it was beautiful because the emotion just flowed so well.

5/5


LaceeJade GOLD said...
on Oct. 1 2011 at 10:22 pm
LaceeJade GOLD, Bucyrus, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
♥ I've made mistakes in my life. i've let people take advantage of me, and i accepted way less than i deserve. But, i've learned from my bad choices, and even though there are some things i can never get back and people who will never be sorry. i'll know better next time and i wont settle for anything less than i deserve. ♥

This is absolutly amazing! I know exactly how you feel.

Great Job!!!


on Sep. 11 2011 at 9:29 am
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath

I love this. sweet, simple, yet powerful, touching. I think you could have added some more lines to emphasize (but not exaggerate) that the speaker has grown up, if that's what you're aiming for. but still a great job! keep writing. :)

on Sep. 10 2011 at 9:50 pm
Garnet77 PLATINUM, Sinagpore, Other
31 articles 6 photos 578 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everything's a triangle." ~ My mother

"Write what you love, write what you care about, because sometimes, it's the easiest way to be heard."

The emotion in this is very powerful. It had a great beginning and you drew the reader in perfectly. Nice job :)

on Sep. 8 2011 at 8:10 pm
Saphirra BRONZE, Auburn, Pennsylvania
4 articles 13 photos 109 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Falling is just like flying except there’s a more permanent destination.” -Some person on Tumblr

It's very heartfelt,  it is sad that you never knew your grandmother, and you did an amazing job expressing it. You have a talent! :D 

Skylight said...
on Sep. 5 2011 at 10:26 am
Skylight, Hurst, Texas
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You're welcome! And thank you. :)

Steph0804 GOLD said...
on Sep. 5 2011 at 7:16 am
Steph0804 GOLD, Seoul, Other
12 articles 4 photos 206 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog: you understand it better, but the frog dies in the process." -E.B. White

This is so sad! But I love the way it flows!

on Sep. 4 2011 at 7:42 pm
ChocoMint SILVER, Bloomington, Indiana
7 articles 0 photos 129 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time." - Anonymous

"Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear." - Anonymous

Thanks again, Skylight.  I appreciate your comments so much!  <><

Skylight said...
on Sep. 3 2011 at 10:07 am
Skylight, Hurst, Texas
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I really love this. You did very well with the progression that I didn't even realize it until the end of the poem. :) Great job, ChocoMint.


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