Signs

December 22, 2011
By CallieAnne SILVER, Ledyard, Connecticut
CallieAnne SILVER, Ledyard, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Tick, tock—
No, there’s no time—
Take this off my hands, will you?
Yes, it’s yours, it’s free.

Snip, snip—
No, there’s no time—
I want it all off, yes, all of it.
No, just keep the change.

Ring, ring—
No, there’s no time—
I was just calling to say…
Well, never mind, goodbye.

Ding, dong—
No, there’s no time—
The hands are circling, circling…
Yes, of course I slept fine.

Tick, tock—
No, there’s no time—
No time left anymore
For anyone to notice.


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on Dec. 28 2011 at 7:07 pm
Crazymexican GOLD, Jay, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
not sure

For a poem about suicide it is very great.. I myself have a poem like this check it out please?

on Dec. 28 2011 at 2:41 am
Pamplemousse SILVER, Gilbert, Arizona
7 articles 1 photo 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To be happy, Don't do whatever you like, Like whatever you do" -James Barrie (author of Peter Pan)

It's beautiful (if suicide can be called beautiful) in that you captured it spot on. Really intriguing and artistic. Will you check out some of my work and tell me what you think? Thanks :)

CallieAnne said...
on Dec. 27 2011 at 4:46 pm
No, it is about suicide.

on Dec. 27 2011 at 1:25 pm
Tori_Lie-write SILVER, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
Be yourself, no one will care if you fly off the top of the roof and make it to the unicorns.

Is it by any chance about cancer?

Inksy SILVER said...
on Dec. 26 2011 at 1:35 pm
Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
7 articles 0 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead"
~Benjamin Frankiln
"Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love."
~Moulin Rouge

This was fantastic! I love it (: 5/5 easy. Could you check out some of my work and rate/comment? I'd really appreciate it!

on Dec. 25 2011 at 9:05 pm
Halolover54 BRONZE, Johnston, Iowa
1 article 1 photo 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never give in"

I love the poem! Most of my poems end up repeating too.

on Dec. 24 2011 at 10:30 am
HappyEverAfter SILVER, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
7 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Whoever said anything was possible obviously never tried slammimg a revolving door." -unknown

This poem was very intriguing! I love the repetition you used!

Jinxerz SILVER said...
on Dec. 23 2011 at 11:07 pm
Jinxerz SILVER, Springdale, Arkansas
6 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
If you clip the eagle's wings, it will never soar

Oh, it's so beautiful. I love this poem!


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