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Ticking Bomb

December 22, 2014
By MysticMusic ELITE, Waterloo, Other
MysticMusic ELITE, Waterloo, Other
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Favorite Quote:
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” -Mae West
"It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things." - Leonardo Da Vinci


Clock ticks down, tick tock.

Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide.

Tick tock, all alone.


The author's comments:

The mind of someone in need of help as their own mental state becomes a bomb ready to denotate, with no one to disable it. 


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on Jan. 2 2015 at 3:59 pm
BoobooBeetle DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.”
G.K. Chesterton

"And you, you ridiculous people, you expect me to help you."
Denis Johnson

The perspective of this poem is just amazing! This haiku immediately makes me think about how life is so short and that time is literally running out. The way you write is just amazing, being able to have such a huge meaning and message to something so short and basically delicate is so unique and a true gift. This is the work of a true writer. :)


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