nobody told me

March 21, 2013
By TheSkyOwesMeRain GOLD, Irvine, California
TheSkyOwesMeRain GOLD, Irvine, California
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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.


the more i think about it,
the more i realize that stars are everywhere:
wishing upon a star
star student, first in the class
shoot for the moon, fall amongst the stars

i was told that friends were like stars as well –
sometimes hidden, but always there.
nobody told me that stars were made of fire;
they would always be there, just out of reach.


The author's comments:
Sometimes you need an explanation, a reason, for everything bad that happens to you. But doesn't it sting, the feeling of betrayal?

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on Sep. 7 2013 at 4:07 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
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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

I love love love this. the duality is quite impressive. And your impeccant title: completely captivating. And yes, I get exactly what you mean! It does sting. Your poem is simply class! I think I'm gonna share it on facebook.




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