July 9, 2012
By werty5love SILVER, Temecula, California
werty5love SILVER, Temecula, California
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Some people wear ice like a cloak
But instead of protecting them from the cold
They cover their emotions inside

Although some wear it willingly
Some can’t stop once they start
And I am one of them

Like blood runs down a girl’s skin
Ink is spread on mine
Not from a needle but a pen

It’s scrawled up and down my arm
And when people ask why
I only say my cloak has a tear

Sometimes it’s more then a cloak
It’s a block, a big, heavy mass surrounding me
Keeping me from everyone I love
Until they walk away

The author's comments:
We all hide ourselves away thinking that everyone else is so open.

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on Sep. 17 2013 at 8:53 pm
Ms.PeytonLovesHP GOLD, Rancho Cordova, California
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Favorite Quote:
“We are all a little weird and life is a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” - Doctor Seuss

Really good! Elaborate more though? I was a bit confused in the first couple stanzas....

on Jul. 13 2012 at 4:00 pm
Kestrel PLATINUM, Warrenton, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
-There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy. (Shakespeare, Hamlet)

I like it. Your cloak has a tear...I think a lot of people on this site have cloaks, as well as tears in said cloaks. I know I do. This is a really good poem, keep writing!

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