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September 15, 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'


upstairs, sitting smugly on mahogany,
is a typewriter that's punching in my dreams
and draining my soul like a broken tap;
that “drip-click-drip-click” is tearing
my seams.

the carriage returns;
i crumble.



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on Sep. 19 2013 at 3:40 pm
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'

thank you thank you you always have the nicest comments :3

Mckay ELITE said...
on Sep. 19 2013 at 11:55 am
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's been so long since I last read one of your work. Forgive me for that. Congrats on the Editors' choice. I love the imagery and emotion in this poem. (I think I say that a lot; but I mean it.) The onomonpia with the "drip-click-drip-click" makes the poem come to life. And the ending is sad and unfortunate...but marverlous, all at once. Well done. 


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