Emanating

May 9, 2012
By stephaniek2013 BRONZE, Syracuse, New York
stephaniek2013 BRONZE, Syracuse, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Opportunity does not knock; it presents itself when you beat down the door." -Kyle Chandler


And all my ambitions can go to waste,
books of knowledge to burn:
firewood, crackling in the deeps.

Let us toss out our cares,
litter the forest floor with burgeoning aubergine.
The green's children we shall be.
Grass stains and I am complete...
Our path, crunching over leaves...

A bed of boughs made before us,
lazy love and shade of my heart:
bonfire, crackling in the deeps.


The author's comments:
I wanted this piece to emanate warmth, in every sense of the word. I chose autumn imagery to reflect a more refined warmth, rather than something histrionic. Mostly, it was my way of saying to someone, "my love for you is as deep as the aubergine of that tree's leaves."

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on May. 12 2012 at 12:40 pm
LetLoveIn... SILVER, Sugar Land, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Poetry wasn't written to be analyzed; it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding." -The Notebook

I really like your style!! This poem really made me direct all of my attention to this, and nothing else. Keep writing:) you are certainly talented.




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