Sanity

October 6, 2012
By Stella_Val_Illicia GOLD, Salt Lake City, Utah
Stella_Val_Illicia GOLD, Salt Lake City, Utah
13 articles 0 photos 248 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people angry and been widely regarded as a bad idea."
--Douglas Adams


To be sane



Is to be bound
By chains



And ropes around your neck
Most acquire it


Others are born with it
Most wish for it


Others flee it
I dare say


I am among
Those who run



For I value
My own priorities


to remain
A single chess piece


On an empty checkerboard
A mountain in the sea


The fog of dawn in the evening
That is what defines me



To catch and bottle me
To kill a spirit so utterly free


That is sanity
I know not what becomes


Of those who search for sanity
And find it lying open


On a night with no moon
beneath it, unnoticed,


The buried truth
Though I do know


If I were looking for sanity
I would be sane too


The author's comments:
I consider myself insane and proud of it :)

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on Apr. 10 2013 at 9:30 am
writinggirl20 PLATINUM, Marksville, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
What I say only comes straight from my mind, i do not judge. (a quote by me)

this is well written and reminds me somelike the movie tinkerbell like when they try to catch her  

on Apr. 1 2013 at 4:11 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Lol, this was very well written. You're poems are always so relatable :) :)

on Dec. 27 2012 at 11:01 am
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

This made me laugh out loud. It was so good and neat! I loved it ^_^

on Dec. 15 2012 at 10:33 pm
Stella_Val_Illicia GOLD, Salt Lake City, Utah
13 articles 0 photos 248 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people angry and been widely regarded as a bad idea."
--Douglas Adams

I have no idea what happened with the enters thing, but thanks for your feedback!

Honour SILVER said...
on Dec. 15 2012 at 10:08 pm
Honour SILVER, New London, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. ~John 15:13

"Give me liberty or give me death!" ~Patrick Henry

Be brave and steadfast; have no fear or dread of them, for it is the Lord, your God, who marches with you; he will never fail you or forsake you. ~ Deuteronomy 31:6

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery" ~ Thomas Jefferson

Alright, so it's a good message, and I like it.    I just find the three or four enters every two lines rather hard to read.  That could just be me, or it could be TI messing with you.  I don't know.

on Nov. 4 2012 at 2:54 pm
ninjamuffin SILVER, Billings, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
"People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway."
Mother Teresa

Great job! The formatting and language is perfect and I love the meaning. Why conform to societies idea of "normal". we are all so different that there's no point being anyone but themselves.

on Oct. 17 2012 at 10:43 pm
Padoodallee GOLD, Haven, Kansas
13 articles 0 photos 120 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." -Michelangelou

So wonderful and powerful! What is sanity but what everyone else considers to be right?


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