Suffer MAG

September 28, 2011
By Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.


I set my teddy bears loose in a glass house
to see which ones would stay to suffer
on account of my own foolish mistakes.
Every time I threw stones at them
They'd gather them all together
and carve tears in all of the walls.
And whenever I pulled my hair out
They'd collect every single strand
And weave them into Band-Aids.
Some of the older ones volunteered
To tear out patches of their fur
And sew them into thick blankets.
They said it was for if I ever got cold.
They'd go out on dark winter nights
Looking for dead leaves to burn
So I could sit next to a warm fire.
Sometimes when I was depressed
They'd bring out their paper buckets
To catch all of my salty tears
And use them to make my favorite soup.
Some of the little ones came out crying
They'd try to comfort me from afar.
“Don't cry, don't cry,” they'd say.
They were too afraid to come up close
Or ask if I wanted to snuggle.
I thought distance would always march
Triumphantly between me and them
Until the youngest one came up to me
Covered in my dry brittle split ends.
He said it was time for me to come home.



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on Jun. 24 2014 at 5:21 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

Oooh, thanks for the comment.  

on Jun. 23 2014 at 3:10 am
Miss_Orange SILVER, Makati, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm OK, I'm Fine and I'm alright are the greatest lies people tell each other everyday." By Me.

I love this, it makes me miss my old teddy bear so much. it's very picturesque.

on Dec. 28 2012 at 11:55 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

U are forever the best and much loved. Merci tres beaucoup.

on Dec. 25 2012 at 6:54 pm
ChobaniLuvinPenguin PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York
29 articles 0 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well."
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Oh my gosh, that was amazing! Excellent phrasing, great imagery! A bit haunting, really :)

on Jul. 15 2012 at 8:04 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

You are indded the fluffiest. Thanks for timing the take to commentate and read sum of my other stuff. Do your dance.

on Jul. 14 2012 at 10:25 pm
i_am_so_very_large_and_towering SILVER, Mililani, Hawaii
5 articles 1 photo 114 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Yet what is any ocean but a multitude of drops?"

this is really really great! i've read some of your other poems and i love the way you write. its wonderful how different it is. 

on Mar. 25 2012 at 10:08 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

Merci tres beaucoup pour la commentaire. And welcome to my little sporting event.

on Mar. 25 2012 at 8:16 pm
Shahiro PLATINUM, Johnston, Iowa
20 articles 2 photos 262 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Soon we must all choose between what is right and what is easy." - Dumbledore (Goblet of Fire)

Awwwww! creative, nicely done! ps. please check out my work and rate and comment on it if you get the chance, cus i would lov some feedback!

Avram GOLD said...
on Jan. 28 2012 at 5:36 pm
Avram GOLD, Salyersville, Kentucky
11 articles 3 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Battle not with monsters lest ye become a monster; and if you gaze into the abyss the abyss also gazes into you."-- Friedrich Nietzsche

I enjoyed this! Great imagery.

. said...
on Dec. 3 2011 at 6:33 pm
okay, um...both of you are awesome. Supernova, thanx for commentating, and Risible, thanx for commentating and explanating and here I come...

Risible SILVER said...
on Dec. 2 2011 at 4:32 pm
Risible SILVER, Norwalk, Connecticut
7 articles 0 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can." -Richard Bach

How interesting! I love how you're telling a story that no one's ever heard before--it other words you doggedly (perhaps unconsciously?) avoid cliché. It's different, but I like it. Imagery and word play is just great. I really like "They'd collect every single strand and weave them into bandaids.

After reading this, I think you may like my poem Brother, if you get the chance, read it, and let me know what you think.

Great job on this.  


on Nov. 30 2011 at 2:35 pm
Supernova7 GOLD, Redford, Texas
16 articles 6 photos 394 comments

Favorite Quote:
Let me cry my tears let me live in sorrow as long as you promise to be with me tomorrow
By Me:)

This is an amazing piece! You're really talented keep writing

. said...
on Oct. 6 2011 at 8:08 pm
Haha, thank u my dear captain. U r recieving much of my lovement.

on Oct. 6 2011 at 6:50 pm
mysterywriter11 GOLD, Dickson, Tennessee
11 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
Reach for the moon, even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ♥ ♫♪♫♪♫♪
"believe in your dreams, no matter how small or big they are, you might just be surprised... "

I really enjoyed this piece. Great job!!


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