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driving in at two am

May 6, 2013
By migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." --Marcus Aurelius


nothing like a hometown
slipping in silently
two am tired as
nobody noticing
familiar soft breathing
as families sleeping
in homes I know…
gently…
the world a bit wider
in moonlight behind me
doors closed like mountains
or mountains like doors
and the soft heavy sky
a blue lover above me
wearing diamonds or
angels or pearls
so i’ll find my way quietly
in a world that will welcome me
home when it wakes
on a soft bed of dawn,
gently…
the world a bit wider
in memory behind me
and everyone waiting
for something.



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Mckay ELITE said...
on Jul. 8 2013 at 4:24 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

Just exceptional. You're phenomenal. And I'll never get tired of saying that. I know you'll make it when you're older in this writing industry. If no one else, I know you will. This is just wow. The metaphor of the sky being a lover is one that I'm like cr*p-why-didn't-I-come-up-with-that-one. Impeccable.

on Jun. 14 2013 at 5:48 pm
candlelightwriter GOLD, Kirksville, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Secretly we're all a little more absurd than we make ourselves out to be"-- J.K. Rowling.

I think I understand the meaning of life now-- and it is this poem.