Flames and Waves MAG

October 17, 2017
By mailletalitha BRONZE, Exeter, New Hampshire
mailletalitha BRONZE, Exeter, New Hampshire
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If I can have every sun-touched pine
in the tear-dropped forest,
you can have every golden sunflower,
ecstatic with life.
If I can have the unsought, yet verbose letters
of those lost in the waves,
you can have the selcouth trails,
paved and flooded with wayfarers.
If I can have the rich, oaky scent
of smoke permeating the room,
you can have the earthy essence
of algae in the Great Lakes.
If I can have the sound of the flames
crackling with an ambiguous shriek,
you can have the blissful harmony of streams,
dancing over the rocky river bottom.


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Inspired by Patricia Clark's "Fifty-Fifty"


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i love this !

This is so true. Your great at writing. :)


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