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bubbles.
god’s just a little kid
with a big bottle
of Miracle Bubbles
and a wand
dipping, blowing these
bubbles
all doomed to

pop

at one point or another.
they either drop
too fast, before
he can catch them,
or the biggest ones
pop!
before they’ve even
been launched.
it’s the little ones
that leave quietly
and take their time

gently

drifting

down

everyone leaves a mark,
you know,
but sooner or later
they’ve all evaporated.

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wefellinLAVA said...
Nov. 1, 2010 at 3:42 pm
Lovely metaphor.
 
sidneynicoleThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Oct. 13, 2010 at 3:18 pm
this was soo good,, like no lie
 
Leo123 said...
Oct. 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm
I like that very much. It's true.
 
GuitarGirl92851 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 13, 2010 at 12:16 pm
Maybe we are bubbles, simply because we're supposed to move out of the way for more bubbles to come along. And what happens if you have to many bubbles? They all pop.
 
The Littlest Hobo said...
Oct. 13, 2010 at 10:54 am
I completely agree about how you can drift down and just pop!
 
Camps Kid #8 said...
Oct. 13, 2010 at 9:12 am
This piece was really understandable. It had good entries like "sooner or later they've all evaporated" and it was easy to follow.
 
Emotions crave said...
Sept. 21, 2010 at 5:37 pm
I love this its rly cute and i get what you are saying in it! :)
 
LoveLikeWoe said...
Sept. 21, 2010 at 8:43 am
Five stars. (:
 
thewriteidea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 11:39 pm

this is really good! i love the twist you used to get your point across.well done!

rate/comment on some of my work, too if you'd like!!:D

 
gkswodls said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 10:46 pm
i would have never thought to connect this idea with bubbles.
 
Summer_Girl said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 1:54 pm
wow. i love it:) i wrote one rather similar, i dont include god but i compare each life to a ripple in a lake. :)
 
GemValley250 said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 10:38 am
I like it. I like how you used bubbles to explain people in the world:)
 
Marlyre This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 10:16 am
interesting little tidbit... read some of mine?
 
writergirl13 said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 10:11 am
This is beautiful, heartfelt, and also, as you said, lighthearted. It has a very rarely thought about message, and it certainly inspires thoughts of how life is not endless and everything ends up "popping" at one poit or other. Please write more poems like this!
 
ThisGirlRightHere said...
Aug. 8, 2010 at 9:55 am
This is so good! Love itt.
 
Andrew C. said...
Jul. 17, 2010 at 9:56 am
Great! Its especially interesting how you discussed something so dark in such a light--if you know what I mean--context
 
moonpetal said...
Jul. 17, 2010 at 9:41 am
Very inspiring, it like it. I really like ur quote with how you came up with it. And my friends say bubbles ur LAME!!!! What do they know pah.
 
Fisk14 said...
Jun. 25, 2010 at 2:50 pm
This is gorgeous! I came up with a similar one concerning clouds and you have just inspired me to write it. Thanks!
 
Lexi-pex said...
Jun. 25, 2010 at 2:15 am
ht it was really well written and very original. love the idea of a metaphor!
 
Egyptiangirl13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 16, 2010 at 9:33 pm
 wow!! this is awesome i love it!! please check out some of my work if you get the chance.
 
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