Charcoal Boat MAG

January 27, 2014
By Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski


when I was seven
I drew a boat in charcoal that I could so
nearly touch

and hear the waves that rocked under-
neath
that sang promises of the places it'd
take me

but when my fingertips touched
the paper
it smeared, and I realized that art
isn't magic

and ten years later I keep making the
same mistake
with people,

in thinking they are more than
they are



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on Jun. 2 2014 at 3:05 pm
WOWriting SILVER, Broadstairs, Other
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Deep and meaningful. I don't like poems too much at the moment so idk if this is great or not... It's still really well-written and sort of captivated me? :)

on Apr. 21 2014 at 10:07 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Thanks moe! Luv you XD

on Apr. 21 2014 at 10:06 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Thanks! Means a lot :)

JRaye PLATINUM said...
on Apr. 18 2014 at 10:33 pm
JRaye PLATINUM, Dorr, Michigan
43 articles 10 photos 527 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you build your house far enough away from Trouble, then Trouble will never find you."

"Have you ever looked fear in the face and said, 'I just don't care.'?"

Good God, where do I begin? This is perfect, raw and honest and beautiful and astonishing!

Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 18 2014 at 1:34 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

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

This is absolutely poetry in its finest form. 5/5 I can't even begin to say or describe how marvelous this is. And I'n not being a hypocrite either. It's 100% awesome-sauce. Congratulations on the publication! Truly deserves to grace the pages of the print magazine. 


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