Dismembered Illusions MAG

February 17, 2014
By adinar SILVER, Old Saybrook, Connecticut
adinar SILVER, Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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beauty is in the unrecognized,
illusions built up in heads only to be
swept away under the carpet when
the concept of reality is remembered,
crushed like an empty can, carelessly
tossed aside:
the dreams that fill its place –
practical, yet self-loathing and contradictory
by its very definition, reminiscent of
the beauty found in a dandelion
carefully discarded after a child has blown
her wishes across the yellowing grass.
it is the abandoned bottle cap
littering the otherwise meticulous pavement
that we see ourselves most in,
and just as before our eyes it is transformed
into a castaway treasure,
it is the opposite that i find most beautiful:
the gleam of life in the eyes of one inversely symmetrical
who realizes it is the overlap of common plaid
that makes it the most beautiful.


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on Feb. 18 2014 at 10:55 pm
BehindTheseScars SILVER, Mooresville, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Wrists are for bracelets, not for cutting"- Kellin Quinn
"Don't tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon"- anon
"Everything's okay in the end, if it's not okay, it's not the end"- anon

This is absolutely amazing. I hope you keep writing. I love this poem!

adinar SILVER said...
on Feb. 18 2014 at 3:04 pm
adinar SILVER, Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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Thanks so much!

adinar SILVER said...
on Feb. 18 2014 at 3:03 pm
adinar SILVER, Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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Thank you!

KaavyaM GOLD said...
on Feb. 18 2014 at 12:22 pm
KaavyaM GOLD, Hyderabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

This is a beautiful poem. Well done, and I love how you've brought out the beauty from the really simple things in life.

on Feb. 18 2014 at 9:53 am
shadow_girl13 BRONZE, Destrehan, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't let other people judge you. You are who you who you are. Don't change because someone wants you to. Just be yourself."

Cool title!

on Feb. 18 2014 at 9:53 am
shadow_girl13 BRONZE, Destrehan, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't let other people judge you. You are who you who you are. Don't change because someone wants you to. Just be yourself."

I love this poem. It has imagery and the mood is clear. Great job, and keep up the good work!


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