Some Wordplay MAG

March 31, 2009
By Anonymous

You know you're in love with
some wordplay
when alliterations
become an addiction,
and you can't stop
the subtle rhyming scheme
repeating itself,
repeating itself.

I know I'm in love with
double meanings
in phrases,
and words that mean nothing,
because they mean everything to me.
Little phrases that lose their meaning over time
fade in your eyes; not mine.

When's the last time you took
“I love you” seriously?
(It's too cliché to say with a
straight face.)

In moments of awkward silences,
I wish I could take my pen and
Fillinthebanksbetweenyourlips.

Oh, and lines that go on forever …
run-on sentences … I adore you …
(That's my speedway … my literary highway …)

Seduce my mind
and speak those words to the point of
contradiction.
Hypocrisy never seemed so beautiful.
Your lips have it down to an
art.

Intonation and inflection
on the end of your statements
make you so
indecisive.
(Never stop asking … )

Oh, I know I'm in love with
wordplay.
Speak to me,
'til your lips are numb.
We'll always have pen and paper.



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on Nov. 20 2011 at 8:40 pm
artmantist BRONZE, Willemstad, Other
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plz, check out my work. nice poem

on Apr. 14 2011 at 2:47 pm
Harmonious_Noelani, Canton, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Exceptional Is your on Interpretation;Along with beauty.

This is a very clever poem!

on Mar. 1 2011 at 7:11 pm
LightningForMyAllergies GOLD, White Bluff, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
When you look at me, you see only a fraction of my reflection, and my reflection shows only a fraction of me.

I like words, but I like letters too! Flabshanigans :) oh, beautiful letters. :)) Your poem is like sweet dopamine to my nuerons.

alexxeo GOLD said...
on Oct. 20 2010 at 6:59 pm
alexxeo GOLD, Saint Helens, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"Absence from the ones we love is self from self-- a deadly banishment." -William Shakespere

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." -Leonardo De Vinci

"Seduce my mind
...and speak those words to the point of
contradiction.
Hypocrisy never seemed so beautiful.
Your lips have it down to an
art. Oh, I know I'm in love with
wordplay.
Speak to me,
'til your lips are numb.
We'll always have pen and paper. " -By Anonymous, Mississauga, Canada

This peice of work is amazing. I loved it so much, I quoted it on Facebook:DD my favorite line: Oh, I know I'm in love with
wordplay.
Speak to me,
'til your lips are numb.
We'll always have pen and paper.

Amazing(: Keep writing.


AnonyMiss GOLD said...
on Sep. 28 2010 at 10:50 pm
AnonyMiss GOLD, Houston, Texas
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This is beautiful...and so relatable too

on May. 19 2010 at 10:07 pm
AngelBaby94 GOLD, Kingston, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
An Eye For An Eye Will Only Make The World Blind

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.- Maya Angelou

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning. Maya Angelou

OH MY GOSH. I LOVE THIS SOOOO MUCH!

on Dec. 8 2009 at 11:32 pm
xochitl14 SILVER, Passaic, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
\"Faith is universal. Our specific methods for understanding it are arbitrary. Some of us pray to Jesus, some us go to Mecca, some of us study subatomic particles. In the end we are all just searching for truth, that which is greater than ourselves....Science tells me God must exist. My mind tells me I will never understand God. And my heart tells me I am not meant to.\"-Vittoria Vetra, Angels and Demons

wow this is great. i really enjoyed it

on Nov. 25 2009 at 11:59 am
Grania PLATINUM, Portland, Maine
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This poem really speaks to me. It's a comfort to know that I'm not the only one who feels that way about words.

And the stanza about the way people inflect so that everything sounds like a question...so true! It makes me so angry. :-)

on Nov. 22 2009 at 6:02 pm
skywriter11 GOLD, Glenmont, New York
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This is one of my favorite poems. I wanted to write my favorite part, but that's most of the poem. Really good job!

Joanna said...
on Apr. 11 2009 at 1:46 pm
Joanna, St. Catharines, Other
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This is very good.

"In moments of awkward silences,

I wish I could take my pen and

Fillinthebanksbetweenyourlips."

My absolute favourite verse.


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