When I am Dead MAG

January 21, 2009
By HannahW BRONZE, West Des Moines, Iowa
HannahW BRONZE, West Des Moines, Iowa
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When I am dead, my dearest, don’t stick my bones
together with Scotch tape. Do not try to fit them
underneath a frame. Use them, one by one,
as a weapon, a gavel. My bones,
they can be good back scratchers, honey mixers,
and hands of clocks.

You can toss them across space
and see how far they’ll glide until another hand
slips across it. When I am dead, dearest,
thread my bones to the top of a mountain.

The next time you arrive at a glass sea,
spill it boldly. Spell your life in two parts,
watch them float until they descend
like a weight down into that container.



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badboss123 said...
on Mar. 22 2011 at 11:55 am
yES it isreally qood i like t alot

oliveoom said...
on Mar. 22 2011 at 8:35 am
this is really goood!

on Mar. 22 2011 at 8:30 am
this is so sweet yet creepy

MSTie said...
on Mar. 14 2011 at 11:08 am
Very cheerful. Gorilla Glue, that's the way to go. On a brighter note, very well written. A nice poem, the bone thing just kinda drags it down.

Ke$ha said...
on Mar. 14 2011 at 11:07 am

Your topic was very depressive but was very very well writen. Glue would be more practicul than tape. This poem had a lot of imagry shown in its writting... Keep up the good writing:)

 


on Mar. 8 2011 at 6:43 am

i love this

it was so cool

and ii knoii wht yhu mean ii would share my parts if ii had too! =)


on Mar. 4 2011 at 10:45 pm
Kenziechaos. BRONZE, Findlay, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"we fear the things we were taught to be afraid of."-Blood and Chocolate.

i love the deepness of this. its interesting. i like it. (:

on Mar. 1 2011 at 2:33 pm
HannSawyer15 BRONZE, North Brunswick, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"I say... lets speak it. Lets fight it. Lets write it. There's nothing to hold on to if it's already gone."

Wow... This was really good... I'm speechless.

on Feb. 28 2011 at 9:57 pm
thinkofsomethingbetter GOLD, Tallmadge, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
in short, being vegen just makes you better then everyone else.
- scott pilgrim vs the world. best movie ever!

I had to read this one a cuple of times, but i get it. and its really really good((:

on Feb. 28 2011 at 3:59 pm
chickadee23 SILVER, Boise, Idaho
6 articles 2 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
-Benjamin Franklin

Maybe he forgot an s, but you forgot proper grammar, capitalization, and punctuation. Don't rag on everyone.

Yo face said...
on Feb. 28 2011 at 2:44 pm
That was weird but cool

StarStrukk said...
on Feb. 28 2011 at 1:47 pm
this poem is absolutely amazing

on Feb. 28 2011 at 1:10 pm
emoducks BRONZE, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Life will only be amazing if you make it that way."
-Me (:

I liked this poem :) it was really good :)

ganondorf said...
on Feb. 28 2011 at 1:07 pm
ganondorf, Hackettstown, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
living life is easy with eyes closed

look at some of my stuff!

ganondorf said...
on Feb. 28 2011 at 1:06 pm
ganondorf, Hackettstown, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
living life is easy with eyes closed

im sorry but i dont really like it i feel like it could of been done a bit better

on Feb. 28 2011 at 11:57 am
It's very confusing, but it has a great meaning.

on Feb. 28 2011 at 11:37 am
poems, with an S, imbecile >.>

on Feb. 28 2011 at 9:07 am
queentabbiecat99 GOLD, Dardanelle, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
Things aren't always what they seem.

Wow its really good but i dont really understand it. so ay

on Feb. 20 2011 at 8:42 pm
Purplefilly SILVER, Medford, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
Todo se vale en amor y la guerra.

And since you know you cannot see so well as by reflection, I, your glass, will modestly discover to yourself, that of yourself, which you yet know not of.

I really love this. I feel like this sometimes. It's almost like don't forget me, but don't regret my loss.

on Feb. 17 2011 at 12:02 pm
13matthewwilliams BRONZE, Amity, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"Believe It" by Naruto Uzumaki

this is one of the coolest poem


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