Our Relationship Would Be Easier If You Could Just Play Nice MAG

January 28, 2009
By Megan Buckner BRONZE, Gilford, New Hampshire
Megan Buckner BRONZE, Gilford, New Hampshire
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She emitted a snarl that warned
of her vermilion rage,
and seized the shiny, silver toaster
(my breakfast cookware of choice)
and brandished it above her head
with threats of defenestration.
Oh dear, how will I ever create
exquisite frozen waffle dinners?
In one gnashing breath, she shrieked
and launched a rocket full of profanities
my way while simultaneously dumping
(with excessive grace) my gleaming
toaster into our saltwater aquarium.
Save the fishes!
You’re not listening to me, are you?
No, not really. I know better.
Your words lose all sense of direction
when you are worked up like this, my dear.
Her cyan eyes flashed another warning –
the Doppler radar is forecasting severe storms.
Be prepared for anything, brace yourself.
I attempted to pacify the raging tempest; still
she captured some large wooden spoons
and red rubber spatulas (safe to 450°F)
(among other blameless bystanders to our fight)
and hurled them with unfailing inaccuracy.
With a splashing slap to my face, she snatched
her keys from the counter and with a BANG
stormed from our apartment for the last time.



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on Oct. 9 2009 at 11:22 pm
NinaFarryn SILVER, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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It may be short, but it's amazingly well written! Fantastic!!!

on Oct. 9 2009 at 7:13 pm
Alyster-Vladimir BRONZE, Normal, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Who is to say what's proper? If someone said wearing a codfish on your head was proper, would you wear one?--Alice,

This was so cool. It was funny and cute. ^-^

Sono choushi!

snc947 GOLD said...
on Oct. 9 2009 at 12:33 pm
snc947 GOLD, Swansboro, North Carolina
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wow. I absolutely loved this poem. It is now one of my favorites! :) KEEP WRITING!!! lol.

on Oct. 9 2009 at 10:46 am
Aro_To_The_Heart PLATINUM, Mandeville, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than hands?

-Ernest Gaines.

Wow. This is...amazing to say the least. It's a meld of all the emotions put together. It accurately depicts a relationship in it's degradation and yet adds a little tinge of humor at the same time. A great piece of poetical genius which I would like to applaud. I absolutely love it. Keep the ink flowing in the old mental tablet.

on Oct. 9 2009 at 10:04 am
SickImage SILVER, Klamath Falls, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
The room was very quiet. I walked over to the TV set and turned it onto a dead channel-white noise at maximum decibels, a fine sound for sleeping, a powerful continuous hiss to drown out everything strange."

Lol this is awesome.

It reminds me of my brother's relationship.

His woman is evil and no matter how mean she is to my brother he always just trys to smile and tease and get along.

But everyone knows it actually hurts on the inside.

:] great stuff

on Oct. 9 2009 at 7:29 am
annkaykay2011 DIAMOND, Lansing, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"I am who I am, sorry, no changes."

Very beautiful

the word choice was amazing

but kinda sad tho in the ending..

I loved overall=]

casalej said...
on Oct. 9 2009 at 5:23 am
I enjoyed your poem. I liked how you weaved some humor into the poem, such as "Save the fishes!" I also was in love with the vocabulary chioces and figurative langauge. "Her cyan eyes flashed another waring - the Doppler radar is forcasting severe storms." That sentance had so much power and she was easily noticed that she was more than just mad. In any of the school programs I have had, each never showed as much power in an abusive relation ship.

on Sep. 17 2009 at 5:25 pm
FashionGuru DIAMOND, Manhattan, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't do fashion, I am fashion." -Coco Chanel

Haha this was really funny and descriptive. I think it's great!!

on Sep. 17 2009 at 3:32 pm
Phantom_Girl GOLD, Ft. Carson, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"If it comes out of the lion's mouth...it will be on the test."
-Mr. Bala

That was very funny:) and very visual.

slaubster409 said...
on Sep. 17 2009 at 1:51 pm
slaubster409, St. Louis, Missouri
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Very funny--I really like how forward and serious it seems, but it isn't. I enjoyed your description and I laughed a lot, especially at the lines about the toaster.

on Jul. 24 2009 at 6:43 am
lost_in_my_sea_of_dreams BRONZE, Houston, Texas
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i like the way you tie in your pain and yet in a subtle way. an easy way that you even add somewhat of a hint of humor. its brillant

on Jun. 24 2009 at 2:20 pm
I really enjoyed reading this! It is different from others that I read, very nice job!

on Jun. 13 2009 at 3:15 am
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

This is really good. Very interesting. I enjoyed reading it for it has created beautiful imagery. Good job!

on Jun. 12 2009 at 5:02 am
Angels1031 BRONZE, Fort Worth, Texas
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i really liked this poem, i can really relate to it. keep up the awesome work

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on Jun. 11 2009 at 4:44 pm
RiaRen SILVER, New Bothwell, Other
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hey, i think that you work is reallt good and your good at writing but im going to have to agree with Xilaberry and say that you need to stop trying to prove yourself and just write. i know you have the talent, i just read it, but the big fancy words arn't improving your writing but bringing it down abit.

i really did luv your writing and i thought it was amazing and the comedy is great.

kiersten

vivify said...
on Jun. 6 2009 at 11:07 pm
vivify, No, Alaska
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I am reminded of my sister...if she liked waffles,

but I don't think she does. What a shame.

on Jun. 1 2009 at 9:13 pm
KassidyLeigh GOLD, Brewer, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"There are a millions guys who will try to pick you up but only one can sweep you off your feet!" -Emily Illingworth

This poems different, that's what I like about it, it's not a typical discriptive poem, it has its own special twist on traditional poetry. Check out my poems please, and rate and comment! Thanks a million, and amazing job!

F M L said...
on May. 29 2009 at 3:18 pm
this poem made me feel odd

FarmGirl said...
on May. 28 2009 at 11:17 pm
FarmGirl, East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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That was amazing

on May. 28 2009 at 7:23 pm
Twilightnme SILVER, Anchorage, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"You dont know what you have until its gone"

It is really nice. I can totally relate to that. It just envigorates me! I love it. I really do...


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