I am not that thing right now.

October 31, 2012
By oraysunshine BRONZE, Saugerties, New York
oraysunshine BRONZE, Saugerties, New York
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I am not that thing right now.
The surface is wax.
People don’t see the under belly.
Wax melts; it scrapes away into little flakes.
I am covered in wax.
I want to be, I want to do.
I am not that thing right now.
The surface is paper.
Seeming to be a legal document.
Sign here please.
A small due for a whole life.
Paper rips; it can be shredded away.
I am not that thing right now.
I am a picture.
The captured past.
Faded, stained, and creased.
Worn down; no gloss.
I am that thing right now.
Caught by the shackles of time.
Voice silenced and overwhelmed.
Printed smile, ironed features.
I am a picture.
This picture is me.



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on Nov. 4 2012 at 12:08 pm
ChrisJ PLATINUM, Rochester, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Wow.... this really caught me off guard!!! This is a really good piece!!! Oh, and please make sure to read some of my pieces too, because I think that we have a similar writing style.


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