Pieces That Don't Fit Together

December 3, 2011
By to.hold.the.sun SILVER, Maryville, Tennessee
to.hold.the.sun SILVER, Maryville, Tennessee
9 articles 0 photos 49 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present." -John Green


The old attic of
forgotten memories
beckons me deep in my
slumber
so I dream up boxes and
open them up like wounds
(because they are).

Mistakes ricochet all over my
brain like the angry buzz of bees
on three shots of espresso
except it’s worse than an echo;
it’s life.



Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 2 comments.


on Dec. 20 2011 at 7:44 pm
K-Siprelle GOLD, Maryville, Tennessee
10 articles 3 photos 8 comments
Powerful.  Regrets can be so painful to live with, but eventually you learn that all you can do with them is just let them go.  Give up that inner masochist.

on Dec. 12 2011 at 7:01 pm
quantum.strings53 SILVER, Maryville, Tennessee
5 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
“We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.”

You don't know how accurately this describes my life right now..


SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!