Richter Scale MAG

June 4, 2017
By JunoJupiter GOLD, Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania
JunoJupiter GOLD, Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania
18 articles 4 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all." - Oscar Wilde

“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), its always ourselves we find in the sea.” - E. E. Cummings


My tectonic plates have been shattered
and put back together
more times than I can count.

The fault lines in my heart are fragile
and easily shaken,
and I’m left trembling
when the vibrations of your sound waves
make the ground crumble beneath me.

The landslide is sudden,
but sometimes,
the aftershocks are more fatal than
the primary wave,
and yet still
my seismometer never detects the faint
rumbling until it is too late
and my entire world is shuddering around me.

Even if it didn’t rain,
my eyes never fail to flood after the storm
in mourning
of the many fatalities
of our divergent boundary.



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on Jun. 17 2017 at 1:44 am
JunoJupiter GOLD, Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania
18 articles 4 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all." - Oscar Wilde

“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), its always ourselves we find in the sea.” - E. E. Cummings

Thank you so much! I really did try to envelop the concept as fully as I could and I'm glad you noticed and liked it.

on Jun. 13 2017 at 4:41 pm
HereSheIs BRONZE, Wellesley, Massachusetts
3 articles 0 photos 193 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." -Plato

Having recently done an earthquake unit in science class, I can see how deeply you explored this metaphor, and I think it fits perfectly with the messages/feelings you're conveying. This is beautiful


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