The Lesson MAG

March 24, 2009
By nikeofsamothrace BRONZE, Short Hills, New Jersey
nikeofsamothrace BRONZE, Short Hills, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"I will show you fear in a handful of dust."


Let's learn to be mildly content;

and scratch at kitchen doors
without leaving claw marks.

and watch as spoons beget spoons
and milk dribbles down the granite
turning clear, curdling and mixing with dirt.

Let's stay still, motionless,
as we watch pairs of swans drift
on the plate-glass lakes.
The swans can drift;
their necks afforded them the option,
long and white and graceful,
like curved spoons.

Let's learn to be mildly content.



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on Feb. 22 2013 at 1:59 pm
ChrisJ PLATINUM, Rochester, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Awesome! A great, powerful message told here, good job!

on Aug. 10 2010 at 4:31 pm
splinterstar BRONZE, Arcadia, California
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This conveys a very subtle yet powerful meaning: like to tell the busy world to sit still for a second and just enjoy...  ;)

on Jul. 2 2010 at 2:43 pm
Meavescrete SILVER, Potomac, Maryland
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This is beautiful...


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