Mind Puzzles MAG

April 22, 2012
By LauWind BRONZE, Cream Ridge, New Jersey
LauWind BRONZE, Cream Ridge, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Do not let small minds tell you that your dreams are too big."


I was a genius because I knew that inside a TV
lived a village of exponents and marching numbers that
advanced inside the maze of a magnetic field, time and time again.
The numbers, originally bundled with variables,
were laid out before us like nails in an old man's workshop.
We were trapped between rain and thunder,
between decapitated TV remotes and bitten supreme pizza slices.
The rain outside fell hard but the equations fell harder.

Our eyes were scuba divers, exploring the depth of the Earth,
and our minds too were underwater.
It was too foggy to remember but too dark to learn
that these numbers meant death.

They were violent, stabbing our brains with their sharp edges,
pulling our limbs apart, one by one, then re-gluing them back together
as if I were a jigsaw puzzle, as if they were human
and I, a physics problem, an equation.


The author's comments:
Its amazing how such a small childhood memory can inspire such a complex process of thought.

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LauWind BRONZE said...
on Jul. 11 2012 at 5:27 pm
LauWind BRONZE, Cream Ridge, New Jersey
4 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do not let small minds tell you that your dreams are too big."

Thank you so much!

katie42840 said...
on May. 7 2012 at 8:24 pm
AMAZING! seriously, this is such a great poem!


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