Glass

May 16, 2013
By SentByWolvesOnHigh BRONZE, Rancho Cucamonga, California
SentByWolvesOnHigh BRONZE, Rancho Cucamonga, California
4 articles 39 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you. – Zig Ziglar

I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way!
Carl Sandburg


Glass is such a fragile thing
Capable of withstanding bullets
But –
Easily shattered by the smallest pin.
It is a window
Easily seen through.
On, the other hand
Stand too close –
And it will distort your view.
Warping what you see.

The enemies, dirt and grime,
Will forever
Find their way onto the pane
So forever we clean the grime
Making it once again clear and clean.

The glass cannot stay forever.
A single crack is made.
Desperate, we seal it
Trying to convince ourselves that it is whole -
again
Another jolt breaks it again.
This time
it spreads into, a beautiful web,
A maze of the deadliest kind.
Memorized –
Watching as it spreads, spreads, out, out,
Until that final blink,
We realize,
And breath,
that final breath.
it all –

Shatters.


The author's comments:
A take on life. Nothing more than a personal musing on what it could mean.

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on Jun. 21 2013 at 10:38 pm
SentByWolvesOnHigh BRONZE, Rancho Cucamonga, California
4 articles 39 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you. – Zig Ziglar

I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way!
Carl Sandburg

IsabelJames, Yeah the structure is a little different. I prefer to write free verse though because it allows me to have a greater amount of freedom when I write poems.  Thank you for your comment!

on Jun. 21 2013 at 10:36 pm
SentByWolvesOnHigh BRONZE, Rancho Cucamonga, California
4 articles 39 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you. – Zig Ziglar

I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way!
Carl Sandburg

Thank you very much for your comments and encouragement Fallenoutofgrace.

on Jun. 17 2013 at 10:20 pm
LonerWolf BRONZE, Los Angeles, California
2 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And we rise from the darkness, even brighter than before"-Some guy I know

Simply beautiful. It's abstract in the most intriguing way, and oddly endearing. Great job!

on May. 28 2013 at 5:59 am
Fallen_ PLATINUM, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
25 articles 3 photos 436 comments

Favorite Quote:
" a shattered world is only an opening into a new beginning with laughs, smiles, and love all around enter the world of the light and away from the broken darkness"

This poem was wonderful. the flow was werid but that only made it more fun to read and i love how it went from the goods to glass to the bads and back and forth. amazing word choice so keep it up because this one was perfection on a page 5/5 stars

Paigers97 GOLD said...
on May. 27 2013 at 11:29 pm
Paigers97 GOLD, Stanardsville, Virginia
17 articles 2 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Imagination is more important than knowledge." --Albert Einstein

This is an amazing poem. The only thing I found a little diffucult was the way the words flowed. It may be that I am just to used to Iambic Potamiter (I know that is spelled wrong), thanks to my theater class. Other than that it was perfect to me.


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