Tea Stains MAG

January 3, 2015
By Ray--yo PLATINUM, Kathmandu, Other
Ray--yo PLATINUM, Kathmandu, Other
43 articles 2 photos 581 comments

Favorite Quote:
God Makes No Mistakes. (Gaga?)
"I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right." -Liesel Meminger via Markus Zusac, "The Book Thief"


I stare at the couch
still fragrant
from the tea
I once tumbled
over it
and you said
because it was so sweet
the stain
would never leave.

I stare at the couch
as you sit there,
Mother,
sipping the best
Indian tea.
This time I’ve added
a few extra sugar cubes
hoping
even after they come and
tell me the couch is empty
and make me swallow
hard doses of
lies that make one
forget
things.
Have you forgotten so soon, Mother?
The tea is warm;
please,
don’t leave.



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on Mar. 1 2015 at 7:33 am
Allen. PLATINUM, Palo Alto, California
32 articles 9 photos 525 comments

Favorite Quote:
[i]No matter how much people try to put you down or make you think other things about yourself, the only person you can trust about who you really are is you[/i] -Crusher-P

Beauty and wonderful poetry. I applaud you for this. No wonder you have so many Editor's Choice pieces.

on Jan. 26 2015 at 9:36 am
Ray--yo PLATINUM, Kathmandu, Other
43 articles 2 photos 581 comments

Favorite Quote:
God Makes No Mistakes. (Gaga?)
"I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right." -Liesel Meminger via Markus Zusac, "The Book Thief"

Thank you very much, McKay :)

Mckay ELITE said...
on Jan. 14 2015 at 10:21 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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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

Phenomenal poem that oozes a lingering pathos and nostalgia. The imagery goes well with the emotion. Congrats on the Editors' Choice.




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