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I am peopled

January 28, 2013
By migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
240 articles 20 photos 152 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." --Marcus Aurelius

I am peopled
people with a thousand gentle glances
handholds eyelash folds cigarette smoke and grogginess
with gauntfaced curlyheaded kings of Saturdays snowmelt and miles and miles of guilt
with quick breakfasts and long walks and first love
dreams and schemes and colourful envelopes
I am people with pictures
snapshots taken of laughter long gone or reclining
and never laughing at all
with six am bedtimes and endtimes and a history of new times to come
with cilantro coffee and jazz
peopled with people
and with sound and experience,
the haziness of game-change second-thoughts and doubt
bitter liquor and kind words and white sunlight
with goodbyes
and chance encounters
I am peopled with hotel windows and January downpour
April forgetfulness and November gold
with alone and together,
peopled with forever
with long shadow lingers, cranberry Christmas lights and
tangled up fingers, I am peopled with endings and beginnings

I am peopled.

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Aug. 8 2013 at 11:02 am
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

Breath-taking. Seriously, you were born maybe a few years too late. The Beats unfortuantely were years before us; BUT THEY STILL LIVE! At least in you. Your wording is not the wording of a fickle mind of a fickle girl. Your poetry is the dedication and ardent passion of a poet. You always impress me and make me want to work harder everyday with my poetry. Your details are mind=blown. And I'm with you "I am peopled." Amazing, literary sista!