Burning

April 6, 2012
By KatsK DIAMOND, Saint Paul, Minnesota
KatsK DIAMOND, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
Being inexhaustible, life and nature are a constant stimulus for a creative mind.
~Hans Hofmann
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
~Ray Bradbury


The slow-burning embers
toil endlessly
making sparks
ricochet
I sit beneath them
waiting
for the inevitable
the spark latching on
dissolving me
in fiery snakes of green and blue

Soon
the words of
Dante, Shakespeare, Plato
will be no more

journalists' ideas
on politics, wars, and laws
shall be extinct

the records of heroes
of leaders and dreamers
may dissipate

I am paper
Watch me burn



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on Apr. 26 2012 at 8:43 pm
EPluribusUnum DIAMOND, Woodbine, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead;
I lift my lids and all is born again.
(I think I made you up inside my head)."
-Sylvia Plath

This is good. It has a creative concept and I love the brutally blunt last line. Nice!


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