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violets.

May 4, 2013
By hemingways_daughter DIAMOND, London, Other
hemingways_daughter DIAMOND, London, Other
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Favorite Quote:
'Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.'
― Virginia Woolf, 'A Room of One's Own'


i don't know why
everything reminded me
suddenly, of violets.
those perfect little blossoms -
i wait for them each spring and they
begin to fade before i've even grasped
their lovely presence.

thank heaven,
love, you came
just in time -
to close my lips with yours,
to seal your stardust in me -
and let no gasping truths
escape
into the wind.



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Mckay ELITE said...
on Jun. 4 2013 at 1:52 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

It is a beautiful image. I agree.

on Jun. 4 2013 at 11:07 am
hemingways_daughter DIAMOND, London, Other
53 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
'Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.'
― Virginia Woolf, 'A Room of One's Own'

i believe the second stanza is better as well, but i was inspired by the flower to write, so.. and yes, i do use the same image for most of my poems, because it is my favourite image.

Mckay ELITE said...
on Jun. 3 2013 at 2:13 pm
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

My favorite is the second stanza. By the way. I love how you use the same image for all of your poems, at least for the ones that I've read so far. I like that. It's like a niche. That sets you apart. And makes you memorable. 


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