Listen MAG

April 25, 2013
By ChelseaS. SILVER, Lexington, Kentucky
ChelseaS. SILVER, Lexington, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia." -Carlos Fuentes

Breathe in the smell of ages.
Close your eyes as you exhale the dust of worlds.
Reach out your arms,
your fingers taut and trembling,
to brush stone and fur and skin,
worn and cracking,
fresh as morning dew.
Hear the songs of so many sirens,
some wailing,
some moaning,
some offering dreams with silken whispers as their words caress your ears.
The colors shine brighter than a menagerie of birds.
They shimmer deeper than the ocean's ­bottom.
They dance more sparkling than the stars.
But –
their dance is as fleeting as mist.
They swirl gasping into your arms, and you catch them,
breathless yourself.
They share their secrets, their dreams, their deepest desires, and all they ask from you is for you to
Listen and remember.
For there are others to sing for,
others to woo,
others to teach.
And though they may be others' too
They're always

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Axela17 GOLD said...
on Mar. 16 2015 at 4:30 am
Axela17 GOLD, New Bremen, Ohio
10 articles 0 photos 44 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live by the body, I live by faith in the son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." -Galatians 2:20

Great job. You really know how to emotionally engage a reader.


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