Gravelly Point MAG

February 4, 2009
By Mackenzie Hoska BRONZE, Arlington, Virginia
Mackenzie Hoska BRONZE, Arlington, Virginia
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Midway to morning,
Baby moon speckled freckled horizon
Sweeping ’cross my lashes
Makes me think of you states away

Caught reliving last time we were us
Watching crabgrass grazing on the bank
Of the Potomac where boots batter rocks in bellows
For their mate and the children along the marshland
in burgundy and cobalt and ginger dripping pizza sauce and soda drops
from their lips that fall along their chins to rest in pools
past the neck kissing the collars of their T-shirts,

they ran around us in shrieking circles
when you clasped your hands around my waist
and I pushed my toasted nose into the dip above your collar bone
as the planes fluttered overhead up and down, calling out
a notice of their landing on time … or twenty minutes delayed
which didn’t matter for we had nowhere to go just
the right person to do nothing with

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on Aug. 15 2010 at 10:11 pm
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Favorite Quote:
"when you cry, do you waste your tears?" Madonna

love the last two lines... nothing has many definitions and i would prefer that one the most! read some of mine?

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on Nov. 14 2009 at 6:48 pm
Zero_K DIAMOND, Moosic, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Life's no fun if you're not insane, otherwise you grow up to be an accountant." -Moi

Seriously. Wow. Love it.

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on Jul. 26 2009 at 4:35 pm
Pink_Butterfly, FC, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf."
- Albert Schweitzer.

Very nice. :)

COOKIE30 said...
on Jun. 15 2009 at 7:50 pm
i love your poem...

Duckie430 said...
on Jun. 10 2009 at 4:23 pm
wow, this is beautiful

Brandi Kim said...
on Jun. 4 2009 at 2:56 pm
Brandi Kim, Sanford, Florida
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i love it. :)

lacey. SILVER said...
on May. 13 2009 at 6:06 pm
lacey. SILVER, Nottingham, Other
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this is a really sweet poem. i could visualise it easily :)

on May. 11 2009 at 12:38 pm
MorningStar15 DIAMOND, Orange, Vermont
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cazyshell said...
on May. 7 2009 at 8:18 am
wow I really like this poem, I have been flicking though the poems not understanding what their on about but your is good u understand what your on about and it sends chills down your spin keep writing

caleb16 said...
on May. 5 2009 at 4:17 pm
i like that poem alot

Jaquie BRONZE said...
on May. 5 2009 at 12:18 am
Jaquie BRONZE, West Palm Beach, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
This is certainly one of my favorites: "I will become even more undignified than this, and I will be humiliated in my own eyes." -2 Samuel 6:22

It gave me the chills. Then made me feel all warm and fuzzy. You wrote that perfectly for the reader to enjoy yet wrote it so that you could simply immerse yourself in the art of writing it. I feel like I'm catching a glimpse of the hidden corners of your memory/mind. Wonderful work, I loved it.

God bless,


on May. 2 2009 at 5:25 pm
jbrooks2363 BRONZE, Spring Hill, Kansas
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Wow, i really like this, keep up the good work!

on Apr. 27 2009 at 8:39 am
Kumanga DIAMOND, Bethel, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
Always Accept nd love urself for who u are!

its good.. i like it..

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