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August 15, 2014
By Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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


last night:
wrapped in your
sinewy arms,
lined with blue tendrils
snaking up and down
your tattooed forearms,
i felt the prickling
of goose bumps
crawling all over
my onion white
arms, limp
compared to yours—
there were
stars dappling
the night skies:
amethyst, turquoise,
pearl, and beryl—
suddenly i didn’t
feel so self-conscious
of the pale freckles
dotting my skin
like an exploding
nebula across
a faux-albino canvas;
and when your lips,
full and blushed nude
but mischievously crooked,
brushed against
my bare neck,
the hairs stood,
electrified and on guard,
as you whispered
“perfect”



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Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 30 2015 at 5:55 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

Sweet. #slayingit4life

Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 30 2015 at 5:55 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

i'm happy you enjoyed this.

joebro SILVER said...
on Feb. 19 2015 at 11:18 am
joebro SILVER, Compton, California
9 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
Dreams are like a box of chocolates, if you hold on and think about them for to long it will all start to melt away.

this was really great I like how you can see and actually somewhat hear what's going on in this poem great job

on Oct. 27 2014 at 10:36 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

Amazing imagery, fun to read....nailed it.

Mckay ELITE said...
on Oct. 9 2014 at 5:23 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

Mission accomplished. I love how writing can have the ability to keep you in the moment. It's a testament to powerful writing. I'm ecstatic that my writing can do that for someone else. 

on Oct. 4 2014 at 1:34 pm
Carpe-Caffeam GOLD, No Where, Florida
10 articles 0 photos 445 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If it weren’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever.” –David Letterman

Dawww. This is so sweet XD I agree with Iloveguard, you really do a fantastic job of keeping me in the moment.

Mckay ELITE said...
on Sep. 29 2014 at 7:37 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

thank you for reading and for being transcended into this little piece of perfect. 

on Sep. 3 2014 at 11:21 am
guard-girl GOLD, Clover, South Carolina
10 articles 11 photos 148 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take."
Proverbs 3:5-6

The imagery you use is amazing! I felt like I was there :)


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