The Storm MAG

April 15, 2012
By TheArchitect ELITE, Madison, Wisconsin
TheArchitect ELITE, Madison, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
-Anything said by Mr. T
- Ill be in my bunk
- Im so clever that half the time I don't even understand what I'm saying


This morning I woke up and padded
naked-footed
to the kitchen,
and saw that last night's storm
had slid the pots and pans from off the wall.

My mother was still there, apron
stained with
tears free-falling into the garbage disposal
as she
washed the dinner things,
bruise bracelets of violet and saffron
gracing her wrists.

The Storm must have been great.

I felt my heel split
on a shard of good china
beached upon the rug,
the stuff with the violets hemming the cuff.
It looks as though someone must have
set the
plates flying
again last night.

I held my mother like
she was the child,
and we two survivors
worked together to clean up before
The Storm returned from work again
tonight.



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on Nov. 8 2012 at 8:38 am
dianepoon PLATINUM, Hong Kong, Other
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This poem is so lovely and I got goosebumps as I was reading it

on Oct. 26 2012 at 5:28 pm
wingedblondie SILVER, Mexico City, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"You think the only people who are people, are the people who look and think like you? Well, if you walk the footsteps of a starnger, you'll learn thingd you never knew."
Pocahontas, Disney, song:"Colours of the wind"

beautiful. you deserve to be on the printed magazine. if, it's not much of a bother, would you check out my page? thanks!




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