Leftover MAG

February 12, 2009
By Cloud SILVER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cloud SILVER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.


This grease won’t leave,
my hands, residue from yesterday’s
leftovers.
No matter how often, nor how
hard I scrub
palms and fingers are never freed
from particles’
greed:
I am disallowed to feel
clean;
time upon time
day after day, a spot-
stain, or two, does persist;
yet I must not dwell, on
crumbs from Yore’s table,
before I, too, am
left-over, the
grease on my guests’ hands.



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on Apr. 9 2010 at 4:15 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

"Out damn spot!" Out I say! But not today, or the next day. When I forget, the smaller it grows. But when I worry, bigger and bigger. It knows. It knows. Tick-tock. Says the clock. Tick-tock.

on Jul. 22 2009 at 4:23 pm
icguf615 BRONZE, Mission Viejo, California
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very, very cool. there was a lot of underlying meaning that could go several ways. please keep writing. that was truly imaginitve and awesome!! :)


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