My Rome

May 2, 2013
By NoMercy666 BRONZE, Goose Creek, South Carolina
NoMercy666 BRONZE, Goose Creek, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"It aint no sin to be glad you're alive." -Springsteen

Your stance is in opposition of confidence. Like a crumbling castle in the ruins of Rome,
Your beauty is failing you. Ancient weeds creep up your walls,
Vines intersect and intertwine like the veins in the leaves that
Collect at your feet. Still, I find myself fascinated
By your loneliest features- The cracks scaling
Your toppling brick, the balcony that holds
No damsel in distress, the mote that runs
Dry. Rain will come and rinse away
Nature’s rust and restore you
To the beauty that has
Always been, hiding
Behind time
And dust.

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem to express the beauty you can find in something that is deemed unattractive.

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on May. 17 2013 at 1:00 am
frommusicwithlove SILVER, Syracuse, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." By Dr. Seuss

This is a really great poem, And why you wrote it is a great reason, and also very true

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on May. 6 2013 at 1:59 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

This poem is beautiful. I enjoyed reading and re-reading it. Everything you placed in this poem couldn't have been better. Excellent poem.


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