Scars MAG

January 13, 2013
By Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski


Gold spills from her eyes, designing
A tattoo 'cross her face.
It paints her parted lips, after it
Cups her cheeks like lace.
A pattern cut like diamonds, etching
Sharp-edged, fine gold stars.
Rimmed by swirling tendrils, reaching
Cuts her face like scars.


The author's comments:
Oftentimes pain can seem beautiful to others, when you wear yours like a mask,

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on Nov. 25 2013 at 2:12 pm
elycavill SILVER, Samobor, Other
5 articles 0 photos 186 comments

Favorite Quote:
Leave nothing but footprints,
Take nothing but pictures,
Kill nothing but time.

Amazing in how few lines are needed to say so much, you nailed it! Great! :D

on Aug. 23 2013 at 10:02 am
TheSkyOwesMeRain GOLD, Irvine, California
13 articles 1 photo 303 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life isn't measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments which take your breath away.

You are only as strong as your weakest link.

This is beautiful :) I am speechless. 

on Aug. 2 2013 at 11:37 am
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Aww, thank you! :) I appreciate it a lot.

on Aug. 1 2013 at 6:41 pm
AcidRoses SILVER, Elmont, New York
8 articles 0 photos 106 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Many that live deserve death and some that have died deserve life, can you give that to them? Do not be to hasty to deal out death and judgement, even the very wise cannot see all ends."


"Can't get no more free randy!"

Wow... just Wow. Amazing.  It's people like you that keep me from getting in to the magazine lol. Wonderful job. Congratz on getting in. Represent for the rest of us x)

on Jun. 4 2013 at 5:51 pm
bethanyebethany GOLD, Clinton, Tennessee
13 articles 1 photo 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world." -C.S. Lewis

"I would love to be made perfect, but instead, I have the grace of God." -Audio Adrenaline

This is one of the best things I've ever read!

on May. 18 2013 at 10:24 am
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Thanks!! :D

on May. 17 2013 at 7:11 pm
StarlitSunrise DIAMOND, Clemmons, North Carolina
56 articles 0 photos 253 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing." ~Camille Pissarro

I really like this poem. :) The imagery is really powerful, and the rhyme sceme seems very natural. And again, congrats on getting published! :) I am so happy for you. :D

on May. 16 2013 at 5:27 pm
Gwen_Elizabeth BRONZE, Fishers, Indiana
2 articles 24 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
-Dr. Seuss

sooooo good! YAY you got in da magazine! SO PROUD OF MY BESTIE LOOOOOVE U :P <3

on May. 16 2013 at 9:41 am
IndigoElisabeth SILVER, Woodbury, New Jersey
5 articles 1 photo 171 comments

Favorite Quote:
John 1:1

Congratulations on getting in the magazine!!!!

Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 18 2013 at 1:20 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

So true, It's okay when someone else suffers; but when we're the victims suddenly it's not okay. What a messed up world we live in! You imagery is perfect and the message is exquisite. 5 stars. And an AMEN! from me, McKay. 

on Apr. 4 2013 at 2:04 am
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Thanks!!! :)

on Apr. 3 2013 at 10:16 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

This piece is so unique and the imagery is perfect.

on Mar. 12 2013 at 6:40 am
thatunknownthing DIAMOND, Dubai, Other
67 articles 0 photos 211 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift; that's why they call it the present"

You write impressively. Thelast four lines were especially beautiful.

on Feb. 14 2013 at 6:41 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
75 articles 16 photos 1143 comments

Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

You're Welcome!

on Feb. 13 2013 at 3:20 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Thank you!

on Feb. 13 2013 at 2:09 pm
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
75 articles 16 photos 1143 comments

Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

One word: Beautfiul.   I love the way you put it.

on Feb. 7 2013 at 8:52 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Thank you! I did that to compare something beautiful "stars" with something painful like "scars" cuz things aren't always what they seem. :) I appreciate your feedback!!

on Feb. 7 2013 at 7:45 pm
redhairCat PLATINUM, Pebble Beach, California
47 articles 20 photos 411 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I can do anything!"

Very precise with your wording! I liked it a lot - it was very intense and i liked the "stars" "scars" rhyme.  

on Feb. 5 2013 at 6:51 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Thank you! That's what I was trying to express:)

OldYoungOne said...
on Feb. 4 2013 at 2:58 pm
I agree with her. It makes me think about my own pain and my own mask I use. Great job


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