this land. MAG

June 19, 2014
By oharlem GOLD, Tallahassee, Florida
oharlem GOLD, Tallahassee, Florida
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this land is [y]our land

broken
barren
vacant
rusting at
the
edges
of
every
iron corner

this land is [my] land

forgotten
forlorn
ragged
wind haunting
every
broken window
&
every
open
door

this land is [y]our land
never [my] land


The author's comments:
Inspired by John Steinbeck's 'Grapes of Wrath'.

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on Oct. 15 2014 at 12:44 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
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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.

I love this! I love hwo you wrote it; you have an awesome way of writing. I also, love the emotion and simplicity in it. Simple yet powerful and elegant and beautiful too. :) You have such an amazing talent and greatness and Thank you so much, for sharing this. And oh. Also, I know this was probably a long time ago or a while bac, but congrats in having this published! You truly deserve it. :) Thank you again. :)

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on Jun. 24 2014 at 1:54 pm
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"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
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One of the best on this site in forever. I loved the format and your emotion. Everything about it is awesome.

on Jun. 22 2014 at 12:03 pm
TanviKusum DIAMOND, Gurgaon, Other
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we speak in hushed voices so as to not wake our memories

This was very creative, absolutely amaing!


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