Slosh MAG

July 5, 2012
By samasparagus SILVER, Riverside, Illinois
samasparagus SILVER, Riverside, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"'Good. Illegal is always faster.'"
-Eoin Colfer


Strange way
that things can shift
like a grand whomping
slosh in a jerked fish tank.

The way the fish
will cluster together at the sides,
irises spinning frantically
in their mammoth sockets.

And in that cluster
an unspoken sense
of unbreakable unity in the face
of that grand whomping slosh.


The author's comments:
This poem was inspired by expanding on an onomatopoeia and learning to deal with abrupt changes.

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on Oct. 27 2012 at 6:48 pm
samasparagus SILVER, Riverside, Illinois
5 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"'Good. Illegal is always faster.'"
-Eoin Colfer

Thanks so much, it means a lot.

on Jul. 8 2012 at 3:55 pm
the.expressionist BRONZE, London, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"A small step for man, a giant leap for mankind"

A truly amazing poem, true to what you said it was about.  I liked your use of symbolism and the fact there was an ambiguous plotline in the poem


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