Time Takes a Breath MAG

February 27, 2009
By Keegan Watters SILVER, Dallas, Texas
Keegan Watters SILVER, Dallas, Texas
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I sit with my feet up on the dashboard,
music bursting from the speakers in rhythmic little puffs,
windows rolled down just enough so I can dangle my left hand over the edge.

I can faintly hear the wind pecking at the cracks on the door,
sending the puddles of water on the ground into frantic ripples
and propelling crackled autumn leaves onto my car windshield.

I close my eyes and listen to the storm battering around me,
enjoying the balmy sensation of the car vents breathing hot air,
warming my skin despite the bitter cold outside.

For once I have nowhere to be, no deadlines to meet, no class to rush to,
and so I stay here just a little while longer while the world races on around me.



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on Jul. 6 2010 at 8:15 am
WritingLoverForever PLATINUM, Bowling Green, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
It's not about success; it's about significance.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Wow, this is incredible. I'm speechless. Words cannot describe this beautifully written poem. I absolutely love it. Keep writing, and please check out some of my work. :)

gemmmmma GOLD said...
on Jun. 14 2010 at 9:02 pm
gemmmmma GOLD, Leopold, Other
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Favorite Quote:
make sure you live before you die.

i've been looking for ages for someone to look to/read their writing and i havn't found anyone i particularly like, until now ! thankyou for posting all this amazing work on here i'm absolutely loving it !

Eilatan GOLD said...
on Jun. 14 2010 at 8:10 pm
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

fills me with calm.

on Jun. 14 2010 at 8:00 pm
freepurplesun SILVER, New City, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly, for you tread on my dreams."
-W.B Yeats
"Just when you've lost the will to live--you see the sun."-Plumb

Today's A Great Day To Learn Something New.

Let's calm down, people. If you don't like it, don't leave a comment. No need to destroy each other. "To each his own."

I loved it, personally. The title fit the poem and I felt it in my soul, if that doesn't sound too corny.

Great! :D


on Jun. 14 2010 at 4:21 pm
Kristen_Jean GOLD, Bloomer, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"I walked away,
not because I wanted to leave,
but because I wanted to see if you would try to catch me.
And when you didn't,
I had the strongest urge to turn around and come back...again.
But I didn't.
I just kept on walking."

I like this poem, it describes me!!

on Jun. 14 2010 at 2:47 pm
ericas2113 SILVER, Congers, New York
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i love this.

on Jun. 14 2010 at 12:30 pm
Meavescrete SILVER, Potomac, Maryland
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I absolutely love the title of this poem, and the way to describe the title without even mentioning the title in the poem at all.

on Jun. 14 2010 at 12:06 pm
brysmarie12 PLATINUM, Neoga, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
I am the author of my own life... unfortunately I'm writing in pen and can't erase my mistakes.

Wow, this is really good! Keep it up! :) And if anyone would check out my work and comment, I would love the feedback! Thanks!

carcar11 said...
on Jun. 14 2010 at 1:25 am
well obviously you dont get the true beauty of this poem nor the point of poetry it is self expresion so are you trying to say this person is expressing them selves poorly if so i dont think you should be able to even witness beauty like this if you cant see the true beauty pluse didnt you go to kindergarden if you cant say something nice dont say anything at all

We-R-3 BRONZE said...
on May. 23 2010 at 9:26 pm
We-R-3 BRONZE, Orlando, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
A picture is worth a thousand words, however it takes a real artist to turn words into pictures.

Have you heard about the new Lebron Iphone, you have to set it on vibrate because it doesn't have any rings

Poetry is writing without rules, it would be a miracle if anyone could look past there preferences and see what the author is trying to say. so umm...shutup just shut up

ThatHair said...
on May. 23 2010 at 8:56 pm
ThatHair, Worcester, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Would you tell me please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to go," said the Cat.
"I don't much care where-" said Alice.
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go," said the Cat.

Yeah, it's called "free verse poetry."

SmileyHaley said...
on May. 23 2010 at 4:48 pm
SmileyHaley, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone." -Audrey Hepburn

Very descriptive!  The poem really creates an image.  Great job. :)

Kels_W. BRONZE said...
on May. 23 2010 at 4:45 pm
Kels_W. BRONZE, Kempton, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Twitter-paited. They're all twitter-paited!!!

~Friend Owl, Bambi

wow guys you all need to lay off on the negative!!! poetry is expressing yourself and your feelings, not focusing on pleasing a bunch of critics like yourselves! i love this peice i don't see why the rest of you don't.

I_Am_Me96 GOLD said...
on May. 23 2010 at 3:45 pm
I_Am_Me96 GOLD, Lake Station, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Fall in love or fall in hate. Get inspired or be depressed. Ace a test or flunk a class. Make babies or make art. Speak the truth or lie and cheat. Dance on tables or sit in the corner. Life is divine Chaos. Embrace it. Forgive yourself. Breathe."

Read one of my poems and dont complain. I'm better than a car. :D

Saritarox120 said...
on May. 23 2010 at 2:37 pm
This is not even like a poem

on May. 23 2010 at 11:29 am

It would be a miracle if I actually read a poem that was good. Why are yall lying to these "writers" (cough). If someone one of you were good you wouldn't have to beg people to read your work. please read some Mya Angelo, Ee Cumming,Hemminway. God knows you need to.

 


on May. 1 2010 at 11:16 pm
Frog-Prince PLATINUM, Lakeside, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it"

great job on this please check out some of my work =) thnks

on May. 1 2010 at 10:30 am
sparkofheart GOLD, Plymouth, Minnesota
16 articles 2 photos 254 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Always" - Severus Snape

wow really great job! loved the mood created and amazing imagery! keep up the great work!

on May. 1 2010 at 7:36 am
jessa-lynn PLATINUM, Elyria, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
giving up dosent always mean your weak, sometimes it just means your strong enough to let go.
(i love it when people comment on my work}

all i can say is wow you captured the mood beautifuly. i actually felt like i was there! you did an amazing job

Eilatan GOLD said...
on Apr. 9 2010 at 3:11 pm
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
11 articles 1 photo 307 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

wow... i love this! you really caught the mood, i can imagine myself in this situation. amazing.


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