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A Pink Watch, Portal, and Perpetual Sea

A pessimist would call it fate
a believer would fight it
but no twist on philosophy undermines reality

it hurts,
it really hurts.

I caught his eye's glimmer
for the last time
before he disappeared through the portal,
the portal that takes real life people away
and converts their existence in entirety
into a barrage of texts and memories.

He makes his way through,
as he continues to walk
I see myself unraveling from the inside out
I had forgotten to let go.

My eyes set sail on a long journey
through a sea of burning waters.

Tonic tears try to tear their way out,
I fight them.
They won't escape,
no please, don't let them escape...

Tears are unrelenting creatures,
if they can't find a way out
they will consume you.

After the waves settled,
they pool at heart of vulnerability,
where the pressure of the ocean is a constant reminder
of what is gone.

He left me with but memories,

and a pink watch
which haunts my dreams,
its diabolical laughter silently ticks away
the seconds remaining of eternity
in which my heart will
forever float in a sea.
A sea of un-shed tears.



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Fia-fia said...
Jan. 17, 2012 at 7:04 pm:
This is really good. This is such an interesting piece, you can really tell you wrote from the heart! Plus, I love the new look on tears, how they are unrelenting creatures.... something i am sure most people wouldn't have thought of. Thank you :)
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 4:59 pm :
Thank you :)
 
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Nessa13 said...
Jan. 17, 2012 at 7:28 am:
This was amazing! You are such a good writer! Please keep writing!!!!
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 4:58 pm :
Thank you!
 
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I-Love-ADELE-4-EverThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jan. 14, 2012 at 10:53 am:
All I have to say is wwwoooaaa I really, really liked this! I thought it kept the reader hooked all the way through! 5/5 Stars!♥ Ya
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 14, 2012 at 12:35 pm :
Thank you so much!!!
 
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Choosing2Live4Christ said...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 8:09 pm:
very nicely written! but it sounds sad..... (i think my eye's are burning....) keep writing! :)
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 14, 2012 at 12:34 pm :
Thanks for reading, I was trying to add a lot of emotion to it
 
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AlaskaFrost This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 4:29 pm:
Wow, this is really amazing! I love how you wrote this; your lines are great, and this is definitely one of my favorite poems on this site.
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 4:53 pm :
Thank you so much :) I really appreciate that you took the time to read it :)
 
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writingrox2 said...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 3:43 pm:
Very good. and this is random, but just felt like saying that my name's ella too!:)
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 4:09 pm :
Haha, Ella is a great name! Thanks for reading!
 
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kaylatheninjaturtle said...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 11:44 am:
This is great! Well written, kept my attention. Keep writing!
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 12:24 pm :
Thanks, I appreciate it!
 
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Jethro said...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 9:55 am:
That's awesome.
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 11:02 am :
Thank you!
 
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Mimi15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 12, 2012 at 11:09 pm:
I thought this was really good. I feels real but not too real. My only criticism would be that it is a tad vague. But you're uber talented! Keep writing.
 
Ella1 replied...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 6:52 am :
Thank you for reading it!
 
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