What in the Lie … MAG

February 10, 2009
By oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley


She takes a shower in the dark
for the romantic notion
of the notions she has.
In a world where
brunettes are blondes
and curls are flattened to fit
like paper sheets
between careless fingers,
she is wavy gold,
pale moonlight skin in a
blue waterworld.
She has hope, but still fears
to write “I,”
to get off the phone at 2 a.m.
and lie still in the lonely silence,
to swim to paradise.
Maybe she should be alone.
Maybe she should be.



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on Jan. 26 2012 at 5:15 pm
BlurredReflection BRONZE, Beaverton, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
\\\"Giving up doesn\\\'t always mean your weak, sometimes it just means your strong enough to let go.\\\"

This was beautifly written, I also love the line "She has hope but fears to write"i""

on Aug. 2 2011 at 8:34 pm
emilybwrites SILVER, Villa Hills, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
last night i lay in bed, looking up at the stars and i thought to myself, where the heck is the ceiling?

wow that was fantastic! great imagery i like the line about brunettes turning into blondes :)

on Dec. 27 2010 at 7:29 pm
falling10ssupernova SILVER, Warwick, New York
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l love the line she has hope but fears to write "I"

on May. 21 2010 at 7:53 am
margierose GOLD, New York, New York
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Ahhh this is so good. I can't describe how much I love this poem. 

on Apr. 9 2010 at 10:02 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

It was more that my reasons for taking one were sort of silly. Not so much that I'm embarrassed of it though. I am writing about myself. I usually write in the 3rd person. ;) Hah, yes, well, there's this one poem that keeps resurfacing as the top rated of the day, or some such nonsense. That might be why. I understand you, although I'm not entirely sure that your estimation of my mind is correct. It's possible to be alone anywhere, with any number of people.

on Apr. 9 2010 at 4:25 pm
BlueAstronaut PLATINUM, Herndon, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Tiny curtains open and we hear the tiny clap of little hands
A tiny man would tell a little joke and get a tiny laugh from all the folks"




Missed the Boat - Modest Mouse

I get the feeling that you believe taking a shower in the dark is silly. Just me, just me. Maybe you're writing about you. We have much in common if you are. Not that that means anything, anymore. I keep seeing you. On this site. (Stalker I am not) Congratulations. Your mind is much, much too much for most. I try not to be vague. Do you know what I mean? Tell me. Is it possible to be alone with someone else?

on Jan. 31 2010 at 10:24 am
the_Horsegirl SILVER, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.
--Dorothy Gilman

If there is such a thing as truth, it is as intricate and hidden as a crown of feathers.
--Isaac Bashevis Singer

Really good. Poignant.

on Nov. 2 2009 at 3:27 pm
I liked this alot. It's unique, yet truthful and different.

on Apr. 4 2009 at 6:32 pm
Grania PLATINUM, Portland, Maine
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I love this poem.


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