Backbone MAG

February 17, 2009
By spineless_liberalxo GOLD, Cincinnati, Ohio
spineless_liberalxo GOLD, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"life's not a paragraph. and death, i think, is no parenthesis."--e.e. cummings.


we fight like cats, backs arching
hissing, spitting.
you say, “grow a backbone”
oh, but that’s just what you need.
a backbone.
maybe you could face yourself.
a backbone, to keep you from
twisting all the way around
so the lies don’t slap your face
into blazen chagrin.
a backbone
so you don’t have to be
just like the ones who brought you here.
a backbone.



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blwblw1 SILVER said...
on Aug. 14 2012 at 8:10 pm
blwblw1 SILVER, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
8 articles 1 photo 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
Reading takes you into a world far beyond your eyes can see.
and
L'amor Che More il Sole e L'altre Stelle

This is amazing! Reminds me so much of my ex.

on Oct. 11 2011 at 10:00 pm
SavannahMcKenna PLATINUM, Waterman, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Dream a better dream

good job.check my stuff if you get a chance.

Lizz said...
on Mar. 18 2010 at 9:52 am
I love this poem!! :)

BMMSKN said...
on Mar. 2 2010 at 5:53 pm
LOVE THIS.

I WISH I DIDN'T HAVE A BACKBONE

SO I COULD TWIST ALL THE

WAY AROUND.

BMMSKC said...
on Mar. 2 2010 at 9:33 am
I love the poem....really like the begining

on Sep. 10 2009 at 7:47 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

This is a really cool piece. I like the idea and the way you wrote it. Very original!

on Sep. 2 2009 at 1:24 am
wordweaver96 PLATINUM, Winchester, Kentucky
37 articles 2 photos 255 comments

Favorite Quote:
" It is not our abilities but our choices that show who we truly are. "
Albus Dumbledore


See, we really DON'T have anything to fear but fear itself!

this is really good i think anyone who sees it will love it!




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