Frozen Illusions

April 22, 2012
By Aniytlia SILVER, West Valley, Utah
Aniytlia SILVER, West Valley, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"When one cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we have from birth until death, ourselves."


Scattered like loose filaments

Charred yellow with exposure

And encased in a coating of fingerprints. They are

Tens of years of moments;

time methodically captured:

torn from the frigid and callous flow of life

These moments no longer die

Like their reflections and creators.

They are frozen, glaring ultra violet

haughtiness in the face of the Reaper.

Death: Eat your heart out.

The author's comments:
Something I've started doing when bored during lectures. Pick out every tenth word the instructor says and jot it down, then when you get a free moment, make a poem out of it. I wrote this one in response to a particularly off topic tangent from my design teacher when he began discussing the functionality of old printers. Here are the words I had to choose from: Yellow, ultra violet, exposes, coating, ten years, methodical.
I call these poems "Conversation Starters" XD

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