Poetry MAG

March 3, 2015
By Allen. PLATINUM, Palo Alto, California
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


Lately, I’ve been too tired for poetry.

Too tired
to form words
and keep them,
boil them into rhymes
and press them into lyrics,
sing them from my heart or
scream into a megaphone that
nobody cares to put their ear to because
why would you want to be deafened?


The author's comments:

I told my friend 'Lately I've been too tired for poetry' in chat as a reference to something I said about myself that sounded flowery and poetic.

 

Then I wrote a thing. A spoken word thing.


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on Aug. 27 2015 at 11:29 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"

Some day is here for the third time, Amai. Congratulations!

on Apr. 21 2015 at 1:04 pm
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

Thank you, Beauty. I actually have two recent poems up and a third I'm going to edit and post soon on pro-ana, so don't worry :)

on Apr. 21 2015 at 8:05 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

Thank you. Just keep writing and inspiration will pop out and hit you in the head (hopefully not painfully!)

on Apr. 20 2015 at 10:20 pm
BeautyWhispers PLATINUM, Nevada City, California
21 articles 0 photos 98 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be Yourself, Be Unique, Be Me. :) - By BeautyWhispers

Very good Amai!!! Describes your emotional feelings very well. Hopefully you get back on the poetry! Lol

on Apr. 20 2015 at 2:05 pm
The_DoctorDonna PLATINUM, Anytown, Iowa
44 articles 2 photos 105 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nothing is impossible. The word itself says 'I'm Possible'"

I like it :) It's fun how you made a poem from not wanting to make poetry. The emotion is conveyed beautifully (I kept thinking about being too tired to write poetry myself.) Anyways, nice job Amai :)

on Mar. 11 2015 at 10:45 pm
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

Thank you! It did actually begin as that, but I did my best to turn it around. I think it must have worked.

on Mar. 11 2015 at 3:44 pm
Ginger__Snapp__ BRONZE, Wake Forest, North Carolina
3 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
SOME PEOPLE FEEL THE RAIN, OTHERS JUST GET WET.

~Bob Marley~

I like how in the beginning it seems as though this was just a "refresh" on your personal life, but it turns into a beautiful poem about poetry. I love it...

on Mar. 8 2015 at 4:58 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

Thank you, Star. I had a lot of emotions and intents for this poem, and I'm glad you were able to see one of them.

on Mar. 8 2015 at 4:48 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

Thank you, Ray! I hope some day I can be in one of the magazines with you (^u^).

on Mar. 7 2015 at 2:58 pm
StarGazer9 GOLD, Marana, Arizona
19 articles 0 photos 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do."

Why would you want to be deafened... wow. For me, poetry is often something that expresses the world and unsaid feelings that would otherwise never be spoken about. That last line, why would you want to be deafened... It means why would you want to listen to poetry that really gets you thinking and can be overwhelming with the conclusions you can come to? People don't like listening to the truth too often. At least that's what this poem meant to me. :) Wonderful job Amai-kun!

on Mar. 6 2015 at 10:21 pm
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"

The ending is really.. .. powerful. The length, and the line breaks, were awesome. As usual, it is amazing, definitely worthy of the editor's pick, Congratulations!

on Mar. 4 2015 at 10:13 pm
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

Thank you very much, Mystic. I suppose I'm actually not too tired!

on Mar. 4 2015 at 5:14 pm
MysticMusic ELITE, Waterloo, Other
116 articles 0 photos 120 comments

Favorite Quote:
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” -Mae West
"It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things." - Leonardo Da Vinci

This is definitely relateable and well done. There's so much poetry where it's very meaningful and dazzling, and poets don't always produce poems like that. There's some great poetry, and for most people, a lot of not so good poetry before reaching that result, and keeping that result. I love this poem- you definitely have talent in this.




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