January 28, 2013
By GreyGirl ELITE, Pohang,Kyungbuk, Other
GreyGirl ELITE, Pohang,Kyungbuk, Other
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You left behind only smoke and unapologies in the prickly darkness.
Yearning for something you took, I followed you
out into the darkness of night’s high noon.
My lips, like red rose petals, blew away in the wind
and I could think of nothing to say. No reason to stay.
You arched your back in the stillness, and I counted regrets on the knobs of your spine.
The cicadas played a love song and we laughed at the irony
I tried to make you a peanut butter sandwich.
I bit the crumbs hard to keep from crying.
You took the sandwich and left behind only smears of jelly. Red like blood.

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Mar. 29 2013 at 4:08 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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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

Every image you paint with your words are alive to me. I see, taste, hear, smell every thing you detail. Suddenly, I'm in the mood for a PB&J sandwhich.

GreyGirl ELITE said...
on Mar. 28 2013 at 10:45 pm
GreyGirl ELITE, Pohang,Kyungbuk, Other
170 articles 122 photos 392 comments
Thank you very much :)

Skyset GOLD said...
on Feb. 7 2013 at 9:31 am
Skyset GOLD, Goddard, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
"Use what talents you possess. The Woods would be very quiet if no birds sang there except those that sang best."
--Henry Van Dyke

Wow! This is utterly fantastic! I loved absolutely every word.


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