My Shell

July 11, 2012
By phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
224 articles 0 photos 117 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin


As long as I stay in my little shell
No one can hurt me I can tell
No way to penetrate my calloused skin
Thick with regret and no way in

A small goodbye brings no fair warning
To a disaster spell in the turning
One small step could be the last
When you slip you may tumble fast

To find yourself under so much stress
That what behind was not a mess
Not only was it a mystery
But all that’s left of it is me



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on Feb. 1 2013 at 6:59 pm
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
224 articles 0 photos 117 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin

We just have to protect everything we can. Stress is a mess.

on Feb. 1 2013 at 6:58 pm
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
224 articles 0 photos 117 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin

Thank you! I absolutely will!

on Feb. 1 2013 at 6:58 pm
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
224 articles 0 photos 117 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin

Thank you so much! I definitely will keep writing!

on Feb. 1 2013 at 6:56 pm
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
224 articles 0 photos 117 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin

Thank you so much!

on Feb. 1 2013 at 5:40 pm
Shadowpomgurl PLATINUM, Canton, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I was NEVER that drunk." -Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow

5/5!!!!!!!!!!!! you're good, dont stop!

so_joy SILVER said...
on Nov. 28 2012 at 1:17 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Great job! I love this! Incredible work! Please read, rate, and comment on my poems :) It would mean a lot.  

on Nov. 23 2012 at 3:00 pm
Sarcopterygian GOLD, Gilford, New Hampshire
14 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"Look forward" -a friend

You caught the feeling here well. When the world beats down on us, we can hide from it, but it erodes away anything we don't protect.

KylieK GOLD said...
on Oct. 18 2012 at 10:50 am
KylieK GOLD, Mt. Washington, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"To love is to surpass one's self."

Wow. Just, wow.   (In a good way ;) )


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