Why is 'Why' So Hard to Answer?

May 14, 2014
By Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe


I asked my Mother why I couldn’t see the light.
She said she couldn’t answer me now, and then she said goodnight.

I asked my Father why nothing I saw was happy anymore.
He turned away slowly, and then he closed the door.

I wanted to know why the sun didn’t shine, but no one had a clue.
My Sister wondered why last night, her sky was no longer blue.
I thought for a while and told her of what I knew.
Unfortunately though, that was my question too.



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on Sep. 6 2014 at 9:28 am
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

Thanks, I'm glad you liked it! :)

on Sep. 5 2014 at 12:58 am
ImNotBrokenYet, Floreville, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
I'm Not a big fan of Quotes but if i had one it'd be just a simple statement.
"Stay Positive"

I really liked this alot. Short and yet this said so much.

on Aug. 27 2014 at 7:22 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

Thanks so much! I am also very glad you found it :) Thanks for commenting! XD

Zolenz DIAMOND said...
on Aug. 27 2014 at 12:25 pm
Zolenz DIAMOND, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS, Other
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Favorite Quote:
The pain that have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

its so innocent but true, glad i found it :)

on Jul. 30 2014 at 7:15 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

I am very glad to hear that! Thank you so much for your feedback :)

on Jul. 30 2014 at 11:25 am
marzipan SILVER, PA, Pennsylvania
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Simple but well-written. I enjoyed it!

on Jul. 27 2014 at 9:08 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

Thank you! XD

on Jul. 27 2014 at 8:42 pm
Ariel_Fluffyy SILVER, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
"You May Encounter Many Defeats But You Must Not Be Defeated" By- Dr. Maya Angelou

I love it. 5 out of 5 

on Jul. 27 2014 at 10:51 am
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

Thanks  so much! :)

Longlegs GOLD said...
on Jul. 27 2014 at 8:01 am
Longlegs GOLD, Greeneville, Tennessee
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WOW! This is magnificent! I LOVED IT!!!!!!

on Jul. 25 2014 at 2:00 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

I love all of your comments! :)

on Jul. 24 2014 at 5:21 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

So good. : ) I love the idea, you used in your poem here. Thanks for sharing this.

on Jul. 14 2014 at 2:32 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

Thank you for the awesome feedback, it really helps me! :)

on Jul. 14 2014 at 2:30 pm
waterbendercarorain GOLD, Lilburn, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
dont give up she will talk someday my friend made this quote she is really cool cause she understands about my sister
it starts with ONE to make a differerence!!! i learned this quote at a leadership camp

ohana means family no one gets left behind

Amazing you are so detailed with your writing

on Jun. 14 2014 at 6:57 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

thank you @Luv4Ever!

on May. 29 2014 at 2:44 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

Thank you. :)

on May. 29 2014 at 1:25 am
Parishrut BRONZE, Ghaziabad, Other
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Beautiful.

on May. 28 2014 at 6:55 pm
Luv4Ever SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
A miracle is just another name for hard work
-Minho in "To The Beautiful You"

a beautifully written work that displays emotions in an entrancing manner, slpendid^^

on May. 27 2014 at 2:50 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

Thank You! XD 

on May. 27 2014 at 1:36 am
sanddycandy SILVER, Wichita, Kansas
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This actually isn't the first time I have came across this poem. I am just as impressed as I was the first time with how you played with key emotions that every human feels at some point. It leads the mind to wonder if the question "why?" really ever can be answered. To lead to that level of thought takes some gifted writing. Keep up the good work. 


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