The Reasons Why

February 22, 2012
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I like to make my words sing
And dart across the page
In temperate, deliberate strokes

My words are more beautiful
Than the darkest of paintings,
More vibrant
Than the loudest of tunes

And I love them
Like I love my family
And the bite of thin winter air

They are a product of
My privileged life
And cynical nature

And I force them out of me
In hopes that this
Pure and intimate extension of myself
Will someday become salvation
For somebody similar





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Oreozz said...
Feb. 26, 2012 at 7:21 pm
Gorgeous poem!! I can't help but love it(:
 
tomtomtom said...
Feb. 26, 2012 at 6:30 pm
your word choice and imagery are both pretty amazing:) 
 
unknown-pleasures said...
Feb. 24, 2012 at 10:20 pm
This is absolutely beautiful.
 
mdoering replied...
Feb. 24, 2012 at 11:35 pm
thank you so much :)
 
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