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An Author's Note

June 12, 2012
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Favorite Quote:
We are are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. ~Oscar Wilde

Just so you know.

This story isn’t for you, nor for me,
nor for the fervent starving eyes
of other lost and troubled readers
seeking refuge in relatable words.

What you take from my fiction,
my romanticized lies, is only
an illusion that reflects your soul
twenty times more than it reflects mine.
You are the objective lens
of a hazy aged microscope, colors misconstrued
by the spectrum created when
head and heart align.

What you feel is yours.
Do not claim that it is mine.

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on Jun. 27 2013 at 11:03 pm
CaptainAubby BRONZE, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"You must write every single day of your life…You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads….may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world." -Ray Bradbury

Wow! Really powerful. I especially liked your closing stanza. Perfection

so_joy SILVER said...
on Aug. 16 2012 at 8:29 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Great! Beautiful job! Please read,rate, and comment on my poems! Thanks!

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