Wither

February 17, 2012
By mdoering PLATINUM, Phoenix, Arizona
mdoering PLATINUM, Phoenix, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
“Sure, I can talk like you, but I choose not to, It's like an art, you know? Picasso had to prove to the world he could paint the right way, before he goes putting both eyes on the side of a face... See if you paint wrong because that's the best you can do, you just a chump. But you do it because you want to? Then you're an artist...You can take that to the grave and dig it up when you need it.”
― Neal Shusterman, Unwind


Harsh rays of sunlight distort the thick slabs of asphalt,
Intrude upon every inch of her naked body
As she caters to the festering maggots
Tunneling through her brain.
Three days have gone by.
Her death pallor is gone,
Rigor mortem has set in
And nobody has come to claim her.
When people pass by
They step over her
But they never really see.
And as the years go by
She withers and turns to dust
And soon she is nothing more than
A stain on the sidewalk.
People pass by
And it’s business as usual
The world never knew she was gone.


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on Feb. 26 2012 at 9:14 pm
mdoering PLATINUM, Phoenix, Arizona
39 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Sure, I can talk like you, but I choose not to, It's like an art, you know? Picasso had to prove to the world he could paint the right way, before he goes putting both eyes on the side of a face... See if you paint wrong because that's the best you can do, you just a chump. But you do it because you want to? Then you're an artist...You can take that to the grave and dig it up when you need it.”
― Neal Shusterman, Unwind

Thank you so much :)

Oreozz SILVER said...
on Feb. 26 2012 at 7:31 pm
Oreozz SILVER, Palmer, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"The only thing I would change about you is your last name"

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!!!

I must say you are one of my favorite poets on the site so far! You have such a special gift.



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