The Game MAG

November 23, 2008
By YasminMajeed BRONZE, Cupertino, California
YasminMajeed BRONZE, Cupertino, California
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Lazy bounds of stadium light
flicker on our boys

but we are tearing
up the night

cutting open nebulas
ravaging the moon

inky black guts slide
i hear them scrambling over barbed wires

attempted lust in the trees
fumbling with skeleton hips

adolescent lips digging into sharpened necks
leaving their burrow to inhale sweeter highs

someone’s china-glass tears are heard
below the idle roar

we are only allowed to scream
when rubber balls are involved

pounding car ride far away
a cotton moon glares at the windshield

these earthly nights
never felt so real.



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on Feb. 19 2011 at 2:40 pm
ArinellWingheart GOLD, Boulder, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't think I can change the world, but I'll give everything I have to make the world change itself."

*shiver* literaly... this made me tremble inside.

on Jul. 28 2010 at 2:28 am
DEACTIVATEDACCOUNT, DEACTIVATED, Other
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brilliant!

on May. 17 2010 at 4:40 pm
sunnyhunny PLATINUM, Litchfield, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind."
-Ghandi

Wow, you're really talented.  Nice work.  I still have yet to grasp the exact meaning of some of your metaphors, but I get the idea.  Very creative.  Utterly amazing and powerful.

on Apr. 9 2010 at 10:05 pm
HappySappy SILVER, Berlin Heights, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
Courage is the magic that turns dreams into reality.

An eye for an eye makes the whole world go blind.

i loved this poem! check out my work too please.

on Mar. 19 2010 at 9:35 pm
xBaByGiRrL22x PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The goal isn't to live forever, but create something that will."
"If you wanna go, baby let's go; if you wanna rock, I'm ready to roll.''
"No one ever said it'd be easy. They just said it'd be worth it." <3

wowww. u r verrry talented :)

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on Mar. 19 2010 at 12:08 pm
thebest BRONZE, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
indifference to evil is evil-Elie Wiesel

this is a wonderful poem.

i really enjoyed it.

you should read my song and tell me what you think.

on Mar. 18 2010 at 8:43 am
Bella913 SILVER, New City, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Death is easy, living is harder."

i think this poem is amazing! W-O-W!

on Feb. 24 2010 at 5:31 pm
nicdal85 SILVER, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Be kind to everyone you meet, because you never know what people are going through"
-im not sure, i'll find out=)

yea, same. i thought this was really great, but i would love to know the insperation behind this=)

on Feb. 9 2010 at 7:13 pm
Tony Nguyen BRONZE, Shoreline, Washington
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haha nice, i like it.

dc123 SILVER said...
on Jan. 22 2010 at 11:22 am
dc123 SILVER, Antrim, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
U wont some come get some

i enjoyed reading your poem it specks in a way i cant describe

bobby L. said...
on Jan. 11 2010 at 8:35 am
I enjoyed reading your poem.

I liked the detail you put into every line

on Dec. 20 2009 at 12:33 pm
sasssgirrrl22 PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Giving up is not a part of my vocabulary."
"Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."
"Truth be told I miss ya, truth be told I'm lying."

one word: Wow

on Nov. 28 2009 at 11:26 pm
anikasaurus BRONZE, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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All I can say is "Woah".

on Nov. 9 2009 at 2:44 pm
AbbotRabbit GOLD, Abolana, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-
XxIll tell you Im an orphan after you meet myy familyXx

This poem has great flow and insight.

I really enjoyed it.

Lovely poem darling =]

-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-

XxThe Whole Time You Were Talking I Didnt Hear A Single Word You Said B/C Th3 Whole Time You Were Talking I Was Picturing You DeadXx

on Aug. 30 2009 at 12:51 am
BannedGeekII SILVER, Commack, New York
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I absolutly adore this poem. Beautiful. Unforgetable.

on Jun. 1 2009 at 5:25 pm
Alyssa Byrnes SILVER, New Fairfield, Connecticut
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This was a wonderfully written poem. I really enjoyed it.

on May. 27 2009 at 12:27 am
ricardo belmonte BRONZE, Haltom City, Texas
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GOOD STORY AND GREAT DETAIL!!

on May. 26 2009 at 2:51 pm
SickImage SILVER, Klamath Falls, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
The room was very quiet. I walked over to the TV set and turned it onto a dead channel-white noise at maximum decibels, a fine sound for sleeping, a powerful continuous hiss to drown out everything strange."

"attempted lust in the trees

fumbling with skeleton hips



adolescent lips digging into sharpened necks"



I want to know the meaning behind your poem. I interpret it in a specific way, but it may not be what you were thinking. You're the author...Could you tell me what you intended?

on May. 26 2009 at 2:41 pm
AndThisIsReal PLATINUM, Broadalbin, New York
31 articles 0 photos 81 comments

Favorite Quote:
Dans chaque fil il y a un debut.

This was just stunning.

I loved the eeri imagery of ordinarily simplistic events.

You're a good writer.

I hope to see more.

Check out some of my writing, when you have the time.

Thanks, AndThisIsReal.

Jerami159 said...
on May. 18 2009 at 12:48 pm
it is interesting in its own way i like its way of word choices and it is chilling and calming at the same time keep makin them like this




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