Flight

March 30, 2012
By wordbeater SILVER, Sharpsburg, Georgia
wordbeater SILVER, Sharpsburg, Georgia
6 articles 0 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
Truth is beauty and beauty truth, that is all ye know on earth and all ye need to know.

Keats


I watched a butterfly escape
a silent furrow like a gasp.
I saw it creep out slowly
and carefully
I saw it unfold wet, fragile
wings
They dangled helplessly at its
sides
I watched them fill with blood
and pull upright
I saw beauty born from a
hanging casket
I saw the weak become strong.
I saw it spread its wings, and fly. `


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on Apr. 16 2012 at 3:37 pm
bearsfan654 SILVER, Elmhurst, Illinois
7 articles 8 photos 49 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Feb 20, 1962, The USA launches John Glenn into Earth orbit. Something America could do fifty years ago.... but not today." - Neil deGrasse Tyson

I love the descriptive imagery! I felt I could see the butterfly! Great poem!

on Apr. 10 2012 at 10:00 pm
gb12197 PLATINUM, Bridgeport, Pennsylvania
20 articles 3 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"next time you feel like a failure, think about how you are alive, and you have the opportunity to be successful."

"i don't have an attitude, i have a personality you can't handle"

"i am weird"

i love how descriptive you are. great imagery! your writing is really great :)

on Apr. 10 2012 at 8:51 pm
Jessi_suarez1 GOLD, Kissimmee, Florida
16 articles 0 photos 98 comments
wow this one was amazing! my favorite from urs actually :) good job!

on Apr. 9 2012 at 2:00 pm
Behind_a_Plastic_Smile GOLD, Roseville, California
17 articles 1 photo 129 comments

Favorite Quote:
"if you're not 1st you're last"

you're a great writer! and i love this peice so much its so inspirational!

on Apr. 6 2012 at 6:44 pm
Allicat001 SILVER, Waukesha, Wisconsin
6 articles 0 photos 171 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is not someone you can live with, love is someone you can't live without."

"Always stand up for what's right even if that means you're standing alone."

One of the best poems I've ever read!  5 of 5 stars! 

on Apr. 6 2012 at 4:59 pm
LadyJaneGrey PLATINUM, Louisville, Kentucky
30 articles 0 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I know it defies the law of gravity, but I never studied law." - Bugs Bunny

This is the third poem I've read from you, and I envy your talent. How anyone could describe something so simply so beautifully and so uniquely is beyond me. Please don't ever stop writing! :)

on Apr. 6 2012 at 2:23 pm
wordbeater SILVER, Sharpsburg, Georgia
6 articles 0 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
Truth is beauty and beauty truth, that is all ye know on earth and all ye need to know.

Keats

Thanks for the comments! I really appreciate that you took the time to read my stuff! :)

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on Apr. 6 2012 at 11:19 am
GeeGi BRONZE, Park City, Utah
3 articles 0 photos 51 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Being crazy isn't enough.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”
― Dr. Seuss

I don't usually like poetry that much, but I really liked this peice. It's absolutly beautiful. Excellent job :)

on Apr. 6 2012 at 10:53 am
eternal_sunshine SILVER, Minnetonka, Minnesota
8 articles 0 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone.
For the sad old earth must borrow it's mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.

I especially love this one. You're descriptions are so beautiful, but yet very life like and realisitic. You have such a unique way of writing, I really love the line "I saw the weak become strong." Awesome job!


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