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Silver Filament
Flickering like candlelight
Concealed moments

Caught in the flashes
The swirls like an ice cream cone
Soft-served with sprinkles

A bright golden glare
With several twists of my hand
I am blind again

Such is the magic
The sheer simple beauty of
A common light bulb



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ZozeyThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Feb. 18, 2013 at 5:18 pm
I liked it, anything but dry. I love how you took something everyone takes for granted and made into something much more, artwork, magic. Good job, and great imagry. 
 
mystyksuniverse said...
Oct. 29, 2012 at 10:12 pm
I love how you use imagery and detail in such a way that it makes the reader think. If the title were different, the subject would be unknown until the end, and I like that. It makes me read the whole poem, not just the beginning. Keep it up.
 
Gecko said...
Oct. 28, 2012 at 6:48 pm
fantastic! i like how you took something simple and spread it out into multiple haikus that make the reader rethink their everyday lives
 
IssaK said...
Oct. 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm
This poem only has a few short lines. But all the images you put into them has much more meaning behind them compared to a poem that is three pages long! Amazing work!
 
AlaskanGirl15This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Oct. 28, 2012 at 6:07 pm
I love how you make something so common and used daily that we take for granted look so special and mystifying. :) Great job!!
 
AthenaMarisaDeterminedbyFateThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 28, 2012 at 6:18 pm
Thanks! Do you have any articles you want feedback on?
 
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