Lost! MAG

February 22, 2012
By Audeamus SILVER, Solon, Ohio
Audeamus SILVER, Solon, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."
-Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird


New York is a sitcom.
It’s not quite what Seinfeld taught me –
no “Come in! Sit down!” humor,
no hourglass to turn over and watch as
crystals drop, snap, dissolve into a bottom glass.
They lie here; I wear thick specs to observe but
can’t seem to relieve a smudge on my
blind spot. Here it’s all good-intention trees,
pigeonholes and Pradas with no passports,
no natives, no certainty, no attachment.
The words I ink are life-size when they leave
the ballpoint but elongate as do
shadows and streets or gentrification on the Lower East.
Marco paintings grow younger in thought;
steps grow worn like an old pillow but
without spaghetti stains or cartoon sheets.
Now, I forget too often; I unwind black wires but
they do not come back the way the telephone would.
The wires can only drift and wander and get
lost in the avenues.


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on Jun. 8 2012 at 4:58 pm
DreamingOutQuiet SILVER, Round Rock, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Time and the bell have buried the day,
The black cloud carries the sun away" - Elliot

Oh if life where made of moments, even now and then a bad one. Oh, if life where made of moments then we wouldn't know we had one. - Into the Woods

This is very humorous and creative.

on Feb. 23 2012 at 10:18 am
Very uniqe (:

on Feb. 22 2012 at 8:10 pm
shunflower GOLD, Shamong, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
I’m seventeen and I’m crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane.

I love pieces like this. It adds a little poetic humor to the world. Great job!


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