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The clock that doesn't make a sound

April 7, 2013
By laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath


He died next to me.
His heart like a broken clock:
tick, tock, tick, tock – gone.



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on May. 14 2013 at 4:01 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Thank you so much!

Hanban12 ELITE said...
on May. 13 2013 at 6:27 pm
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
133 articles 7 photos 633 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green

OMG! I loved this!! Ok, I know it was super short, but i absolutely loved its meaning and metaphor. I loved, loved, loved this poem! Keep writing!

on Apr. 27 2013 at 7:01 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Okay, done. Xo

swat17 SILVER said...
on Apr. 26 2013 at 6:14 pm
swat17 SILVER, Mineral, Virginia
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By the way, would you mind reason and commenting on my piece titled "Stacy Hallmark, English, Louisa County High School"? Thanks!

on Apr. 26 2013 at 4:31 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Thank you!

swat17 SILVER said...
on Apr. 25 2013 at 7:35 am
swat17 SILVER, Mineral, Virginia
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Wow, great emotion! One of the best haikus I've read in a while. Nice job!

on Apr. 21 2013 at 8:18 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Thank you. X

Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 19 2013 at 1:59 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

I like the candidness of this haiku. It's straight to the point and brimmed with heart-braking emotion. 

on Apr. 18 2013 at 10:21 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

It is, it is, it is.

on Apr. 18 2013 at 6:03 pm
Helena_Noel BRONZE, Burnt Hills, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I'd rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way: The eye's a better pupil and more willing than the ear, fine counsel is confusing, but example's always clear.” -Edgar Guest

Sad..... I dont know what to say.


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