The Artists, The Scribes

April 18, 2012
By EPluribusUnum DIAMOND, Woodbine, Maryland
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


Bear witness to the broken lives
And shattered stories of your lost kin,
The souls of those gone
Still cry out in silent agony
For the solace of a few messengers
Who can bear them the gift
Of sharing their blood soaked tragedies
So that the world does not follow them down.
You and I,
With our words and songs and pictures,
Are but two of the scribes who work in endless loyalty
For the victims of plagues as
Continuously ignored
As we ourselves are.


The author's comments:
I was really, really bored one day and I decided to write something. I had no idea what I was doing, but I started typing anyway and the first few lines just kinda flowed onto the page...er, screen. Anyway, I like how this turned out.

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on Dec. 17 2012 at 3:45 pm
EPluribusUnum DIAMOND, Woodbine, Maryland
59 articles 24 photos 280 comments

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

Thank you :)

on Dec. 14 2012 at 7:54 pm
Sparkle1pops PLATINUM, Colorado Springs, Colorado
31 articles 20 photos 343 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
- Oscar Wilde

I like this, but it was very confusing. I usually like the poetry I write quicker aso. Te more you stress over it, the worse it will turn out. 


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