My Heart Beats to The Rhythm

March 28, 2012
By B.Diane SILVER, St. Louis, Missouri
B.Diane SILVER, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again." ~ Maya Angelou


Music is life
It finds a rhythm,
And our hearts beat to it.
Its effect is strong in ways both good and bad
Some feed off of it,
Others avoid it like the plague,
But everyone knows its significance
Some just don’t care.
We’ve gained more control than we ever thought possible
Dirty tricks to change the flow,
Slowing down to enjoy the sound
And sometimes
Having it cut short.


The author's comments:
An extended metaphor from the three day poetry unit we did in English

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