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The Wood And The Fire

Anatomy says we are muscles and bones,
Woven together with
magnets and shelled by skin.

Science says that we are a development
Of theories,
Chemicals, created by
Reactions.

Logic says that we have one hundred
Years to live, and some even less than that
Because logic says we are
A
Statistic;

But if you really were to
Break past the skin
You wouldn't find
A heartbeat,
A species,
Or a clock,

You would find fire.




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GleekGamerThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
May 24 at 4:40 pm:
Wonderful piece that captures the essence of humanity. Well done.
 
MaybeImCrazyButIThinkILovedYouThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
today at 9:36 pm :
Thank you, friend!
 
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Carsyn S. said...
Apr. 24 at 12:08 pm:
Wow. I just came to this site, and your poetry just amazes me. You are incredibly talented, This poem is so powerful. Please keep writing. Thank you!
 
MaybeImCrazyButIThinkILovedYouThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 29 at 11:39 am :
Thank YOU, Carsyn, and let me know when you post something that you'd like for me to read. :)
 
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