Chasing Fiction

May 12, 2012
By mystyksuniverse GOLD, Tuolumne, California
mystyksuniverse GOLD, Tuolumne, California
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Favorite Quote:
When I, the People, learn to remember, when I, the People, use the lessons of yesterday and no longer forget who robbed me last year, who played me for a fool--then there will be no speaker in all the world say the name: "The People," with any fleck of a sneer in his voice or any far-off smile of derision. The mob--the crowd--the mass--will arrive then. – Carl Sandburg


There was Fiction,
Enveloping me in her
Ebony hair and ochre skin.

Her turquoise eyes spoke to me,
Glinting in the moonlight
As she danced in the flickering firelight
Of my imagination.

Her layers of exotic skirts flowed
As she moved with grace beneath the stars.

I tried to join her,
But she only twirled away.

Her voice called to me,
Begging me to love her,
To embrace her,
To remember her in the years to come.

Entranced, I pursued in hopes
That she would love me as I loved her.

In a flash, I was in her arms,
The sweet aroma
Of parchment and inspiration enfolding me
As we swayed to the tribal tune.

Our lips met in an instant
Of pure passion and intensity;
As quick as it began, it ended,
And she danced away with my heart.

I knew that moment this was my purpose:
To forever chase the beautiful temptress
Known as Fiction.


The author's comments:
My true passion is for writing stories but I never have the discipline nor time to finish them.

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on Oct. 30 2012 at 7:50 am
Stella_Val_Illicia GOLD, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people angry and been widely regarded as a bad idea."
--Douglas Adams

You are an incredibly talented poet. This is brilliant.

3dancer SILVER said...
on Sep. 21 2012 at 2:52 pm
3dancer SILVER, Windsor, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"Imagination will often carry us to worlds that we never were. But without it we go nowhere!"

This was a really creative idea!! :) I loved the words you used to decribe everything.

on Sep. 21 2012 at 1:29 pm
apple-pie-in-the-sky SILVER, New York, New York
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I loved the way you personified fiction! It made this very interesting. I also loved the language you used, it was very visual and sensual. I think the ending might be made a little stronger, it just kind of fades away. This is definitely an awesome poem.


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