When I Close My Eyes, MAG

October 15, 2014
By haley101 DIAMOND, Windsor, Connecticut
haley101 DIAMOND, Windsor, Connecticut
70 articles 5 photos 195 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”

― Mary Oliver


the sky breaks white
with no churning darkness
and the stars are these meaningless
forms of white with no contrast:
all their light has caught up
to the passing of time.
as this sky falls away,
i wake to see a flash of your skin,
your shoulders, sleeves and fingers
brushing mine.
i open my eyes to the darkness
of my room,
blinking furiously.
i erase, with a harsh severity,
your face, and why i thought
the sky was so
broken.



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on Oct. 18 2014 at 8:09 am
TrishDestiny PLATINUM, Jerantut , Pahang, Other
45 articles 2 photos 93 comments

Favorite Quote:
“When it's over, I want to say: all my life
I was a bride married to amazement.
I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.

When it is over, I don't want to wonder
if I have made of my life something particular, and real.
I don't want to find myself sighing and frightened,
or full of argument.

I don't want to end up simply having visited this world.”

This is so lovely Haley. Your description and imageries were really wonderful. This piece belongs to mag.

on Oct. 17 2014 at 2:09 pm
haley101 DIAMOND, Windsor, Connecticut
70 articles 5 photos 195 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”

― Mary Oliver

thanks :) You might have seen it before because I've re-written it. Before I made these revisions the article wasn't an editor's pick. Thank you for your support! Very much appreciated. 

on Oct. 17 2014 at 11:02 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

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.

I know I've seen this before, and I told you what I thought about it, but this is just so good. It's amazing. You're an amazing and talented writer. Also, congrats on the editor's choice! You truly deserve it. :) Thank you so much, my friend! For sharing this. :)


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