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Wallflower

June 27, 2013
By Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

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


You see them cry; your
silence soothes their grief; yet they
don’t know you weep too.

You keep their secrets—
ease their burdens—but they don’t
return the favor.

In the midst of cracks,
you notice everything—but
they don’t notice you.


The author's comments:
Inspired by the novel and film The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Some of us are wallflowers. The worlds need you and me to be wallflowers for some people.

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Waistband GOLD said...
on Jul. 17 2013 at 12:59 am
Waistband GOLD, Hudson Falls, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"What's right is what's left if you do everything else wrong." Robin Williams

Yea its true and your'e welcome. *returns wallflower high five*              

Mckay ELITE said...
on Jul. 16 2013 at 3:09 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

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

Wow, thank you. That makes me so happy to hear that. I want to help others out. Especially writers. It means the universe for you to say that. Thank you!

Mckay ELITE said...
on Jul. 16 2013 at 3:07 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

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

Really? Thanks. I try. *wallflower high five* I'm happy someone can relate to this. Once again, thank you, Waistband.

on Jul. 15 2013 at 4:46 am
thatunknownthing DIAMOND, Dubai, Other
67 articles 0 photos 211 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift; that's why they call it the present"

wow. speechless, I can totally relate to so many people who deserve attention and never get it, and you've put it into words gracefully. You know, this sort of writing really helps me learn and improve. thank you.

Waistband GOLD said...
on Jul. 13 2013 at 7:59 pm
Waistband GOLD, Hudson Falls, New York
15 articles 0 photos 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
"What's right is what's left if you do everything else wrong." Robin Williams

Dude I personally know these feels and I think you descrfibe it grandly. I also like your usage of haikus. You are exceptionally good at them.   

Mckay ELITE said...
on Jul. 12 2013 at 3:00 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

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

Thanks. Haikus shouldn't always be one stanza; and this piece couldn't be one stanza, therefore this had to be 3 stanzas. Thanks so much.

on Jul. 11 2013 at 6:43 pm
SoulPoetry PLATINUM, Sierra Madre, California
29 articles 4 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I will work harder" (animal farm boxer the horse)

i love how this piece has 3 haikus great job! wonderful piece


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