The Onomatopoeia

May 31, 2013
By Lisas.Smile GOLD, London, Other
Lisas.Smile GOLD, London, Other
15 articles 57 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
― William W. Purkey

I also like this quote by Gnarls Barkley:
"You are the best. You are the worst. You are average. Your love is a part of you. You try to give it away because you cannot bear its radiance, but you cannot separate it from yourself. To understand your fellow humans, you must understand why you give them your love. You must realize that hate is but a crime-ridden subdivision of love. You must reclaim what you never lost. You must take leave of your sanity, and yet be fully responsible for your actions." -Gnarls Barkley, in a letter to the legendary rock critic Lester Bangs


It’s the Ratter tan-tan of a beaten can
The roaring engine of the van
The empty silence of a cog-less clock
The scratched vial playing Bach
It’s the gentle patter rain on a roof
The iron plate under horse’s hoof

It’s the pounding drum
The whoosh of a falling plum
The sound of the dark
It’s the bark and the grown,
And the child who moans

It’s the death rattle of broken bones
The ticking of clockwork clones
The tears washed in the rain
The sound you will never hear again

It’s the onomatopoeia
The lonely prayer
The song of the air
The Roar of a bear

It’s the cat in fable
The couplets and toppling Tower of Babel
It’s the final word.


The author's comments:
This is about the sounds of Life, inspired by my living BY A GIANT TRIAN TRACK!!!

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