What's Left Behind MAG

August 28, 2013
By steelsoprano DIAMOND, Cincinnati, Ohio
steelsoprano DIAMOND, Cincinnati, Ohio
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The short sprig of mint,
I roll between fingers,
Leaving soft residue.



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Embrace GOLD said...
on Jan. 27 2015 at 11:17 am
Embrace GOLD, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Anything is possible with a little faith put on forth .

Its just lovely I'm speechless

on Jun. 10 2014 at 6:29 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

I love this! Great job on your use of imagery. Could you read some of my poetry? thank you! XD

on Mar. 31 2014 at 2:29 pm
NaomiHallS PLATINUM, Ventura, California
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Favorite Quote:
"If they cut off both hands, I will compose music anyway holding the pen in my teeth." -Shostakovich

I love the use of the senses--touch, sight, and smell. Very vivid and real.

Mckay ELITE said...
on Sep. 4 2013 at 5:05 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

This is an exceptional haiku. I love the image you picture in this poem. The leaving behind of something you hold in your fingers. It's beautiful. Congrats on the Editors' Choice! 

on Sep. 3 2013 at 2:55 pm
LaChouette GOLD, Mount Vernon, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“And then there are the times when the wolves are silent and the moon is howling.”
- George Carlin

I've always been really amazed by haikus and the imagery they create and this is no exception! I really like how you can take a simple moment such as this and give it more meaning. Really great job. There was only a minor error with the lines being a bit off, but it's still really good. Keep up the good work!


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