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Popcorn MAG

October 13, 2015
By ElisaTheDuck ELITE, Rigaud, Other
ElisaTheDuck ELITE, Rigaud, Other
323 articles 5 photos 168 comments

I am a kernel of un-popped popcorn,
Shining gold and glassy smooth.
I am cold, hard, useless:
My potential held back and coiled;
A mere understatement of what I could be.
I could love and be loved,
Warming up from the very centre of my being
Until I am so overwhelmed with emotion
That I can’t contain myself anymore.
The golden light within me would reveal itself
And I would explode into graceful flight,
The warmth and energy within me
Raising me up into wild abandon.
Freedom would encompass me,
My body turning light and weightless
While fiery sparks sizzle from me.
I could be timeless, ageless.
I could be pure white and beautiful.
I could be everything I ever dreamed to be,
But I am just a kernel of un-popped popcorn,
Shining gold and glassy smooth,
Cold, hard, useless, alone.



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on Dec. 6 2015 at 2:59 pm
ElisaTheDuck ELITE, Rigaud, Other
323 articles 5 photos 168 comments
I know right? Thanks btw

on Dec. 1 2015 at 9:37 am
Infralalenshka BRONZE, Boom A Chick A Wow Town, Other
3 articles 1 photo 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
All writers are vain, selfish, and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives there lies a mystery. -Georges Orwell
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
To hold a pen is to be at war. -Voltaire

I never thought I could relate so much to popcorn. Great piece!

on Nov. 19 2015 at 12:30 pm
ElisaTheDuck ELITE, Rigaud, Other
323 articles 5 photos 168 comments
Thank you :))

on Nov. 18 2015 at 11:47 am
L.J.Barnes. GOLD, Powhatan, Virginia
15 articles 0 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Avoid roasted cabbage, don't eat earwax and look on the bright side of life!
~Angela the Herbalist

Great job on making it on the Magazine!


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