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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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Mgymnast This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 8:57 pm:

simply beautiful!!! i love it!! :)

also, if you get the chance could you check out my poems The sinners confession and a mirror image (& comment and rate them???) it would be greatly appreciated! THANKS!!!

 
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sethmeyerslover1234 said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 8:23 pm:
GREAT JOB DARLING! :)
 
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Bubbles99 said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 7:12 pm:
This is beatuiful, I've read it over and over again and every time I get something new from it. It's light and a little carefree at first, but after the first time you start to realize it's a bit darker. Very cool. (:
 
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blackalsored said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 5:45 pm:

wonderful metaphors!

 

 
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Chana said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 5:44 pm:
This was Totemo Kawaii! Very Cute. XD
 
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Kat_K This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 4:46 pm:
this is beautiful! I love the simplicity & depth at the same time
 
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Hope U. said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm:
how freakin sad
 
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WerewolfWriting said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 4:18 pm:
Intense and indepth. :)
 
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kooky mary said...
Jan. 31, 2011 at 11:10 am:

i love how u talk about the ones that pop before they r launched because there are babies that die in the womb but also the ones that float quitely and become great things

keep writing

 
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Fran94 said...
Jan. 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm:
I really like your poem! It is very insightful and relates to life very much. I don't think I would have ever come up with what you came up with that would relate to life and God. I hope I made sense!
 
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Schoolrulesonoccations said...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 11:07 pm:
This is an amazing poem. I think that they way you used bubbles to represent miricales. Great work
 
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RozaB said...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 9:40 pm:
You are very insightful. Nice piece of work. 
 
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KiyokoThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 7:22 pm:
This is a really nice poem. Very Punctual, and precise. I feel like every word you use is there for a reason, and that's fantastic. Mind checking out my work? I'd really appreciate it. 
 
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claudiathewho This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 7:01 pm:
I love this! It's so simple but it makes a big sentence. Like you said, this poem is both lighthearted and cynical.
 
claudiathewho This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 7:02 pm :
I meant to say "statement" instead of "sentence." Oops!
 
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Nick121 said...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 7:00 pm:
that poem was great
 
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Jessie-Mo said...
Jan. 8, 2011 at 11:36 pm:
Is it not amazing how a simple poem can influence people to... Blow Bubbles. Haha, I loved the poem, and the metaphore was great. Keep writing, I'll be sure to read.
 
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Icy96This 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 18, 2010 at 11:22 am:
This was a very interesting perspective on life. Bubbles. Ha, I've always loved that word :)
 
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Brooklynn said...
Nov. 26, 2010 at 9:37 pm:
it was very good and the metaphor was so random that it made complete sense. nice job
 
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red-i13 said...
Nov. 26, 2010 at 7:18 pm:
This poem is incredible. It also makes me want to blow bubbles too.
 
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