The Form of You

August 30, 2012
By MisshannibalKat BRONZE, Bakersfield, California
MisshannibalKat BRONZE, Bakersfield, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Like all crazy people, I'm quick to dismiss any doubts about my sanity." -Odd Thomas

What makes you?
Is it the rain, or
The searing pain,
From the rasp of a word
Hushed, yet heard,
Carried aloft by the
Harsh winds of hate?

What breaks you?
A lover once lost
To Winter's slow frost,
Bitter tears you've shed
When overcome with dread,
Brought from the depths of
The thoughts you abate?

Who are you?
Why do you?
What is it you see?
Tell me, friend,
When our time's to end,
Will you still see me?

The author's comments:
This piece was inspired by the question I ask myself often: Who would I be without my past? Where would I be? It is our past that molds us, and I hope everyone can take something from this poem and do a little soul-searching of their own.

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on Sep. 3 2012 at 10:44 am
Raven_Rayne SILVER, Efland, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
if you want something you have never had do something you have never done

Absolutely amazing work here. This poem is very relatable to thoughts and feelings I've had. Wonderful job here!


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