Where the Sad Things Hide MAG

By Sarah Thompson, Santa Barbara, CA

As they kissed for the last time
His eyes betrayed the cruelty of his crime
She was broken beyond repair
His last words, “Take care,”
Locked into her mind they stood
Where even death did no good
And hidden there in that sad place
Is the trace of an angel’s tear as it rolls down her face
The water it stained as it fell
There is where the sad things dwell



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on Dec. 8 2016 at 1:25 pm
UnicornElaine SILVER, Sacramento, California
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Favorite Quote:
"You have to be fearless to be successful"
-Serena Williams

This was amazing ! It's really meaningful to someone who has been through this, a breakup I should say. So unique! Very short but says a lot.

KeriLee SILVER said...
on Dec. 18 2015 at 1:41 pm
KeriLee SILVER, Las Vegas, Nevada
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This is zoo good. It has so much emotion you can visualize it so well!

joebro SILVER said...
on Feb. 13 2015 at 1:41 pm
joebro SILVER, Compton, California
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Favorite Quote:
Dreams are like a box of chocolates, if you hold on and think about them for to long it will all start to melt away.

I really like this it sounds like it has a double meaning of course the one that you are trying to relay, but also one that you didn't really think about putting out there.

on Nov. 6 2014 at 3:03 pm
DreamersJourney SILVER, Old Massett, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"The best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing."
"Decide to have an attitude of gratitude, you can become bitter or better."
"beYOUtiful, everyone else is taken."

Simply Lovely c:

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on Apr. 26 2013 at 4:48 pm
sarah98 BRONZE, Holyoke, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to write for yourself and have no audience than write for your audience and have no self.

i really liked this. What's it about though?

on Apr. 5 2013 at 9:19 am
HeavenCooley GOLD, Stillwater, Oklahoma
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This is so good! Great job (:

on Jan. 25 2013 at 2:15 am
Scribbleaway. BRONZE, Karachi, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Paper is more patient then people. Anne Frank
“It doesn’t matter. I have books, new books, and I can bear anything as long as there are books.”
“Sometimes I think books are the only friends worth having.”
“Fill your paper with the breathings of you
“Tears are words that need to be written.”

This poem is beautiful and emotional. 

on Jan. 10 2013 at 4:29 pm
WaffleOcean2934 PLATINUM, Rogers, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams-Eleanor Roosevelt

This poem is really nice.  It has beautiful imagery to it. Nice work!  :)

on Dec. 5 2012 at 9:52 am
peacedream3r SILVER, Middletown, Pennsylvania
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Beautiful and full of feeling!  I honestly loved it and felt connected to the imagery you put into it!!  Keep writing :)

on Dec. 5 2012 at 12:01 am
Little_Firefly BRONZE, La Mesa, California
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This is AMAZING! and touching(:

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on Oct. 5 2012 at 4:20 pm
Thornybum GOLD, Carlisle, Other
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Favorite Quote:
To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.

Love this! Check out my work too. Any comments will be helpful :)

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on Aug. 11 2012 at 7:05 pm
bepin SILVER, Lake Villa, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Dont ever let anyone tell you the sky's the limit when there's footprints on the moon.

this was so good! Im just getting started so could you maybe check out my stuff and comments would help a lot! thanks

bepin SILVER said...
on Aug. 9 2012 at 11:08 pm
bepin SILVER, Lake Villa, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Dont ever let anyone tell you the sky's the limit when there's footprints on the moon.

This was so short yet so sweet and amazing! I aboslutley loved it, great job!

on Apr. 4 2012 at 9:01 am
dragonfly95 SILVER, Argaon, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
'' there is nothing to fear but fear its self''

this is short and sweet and very dramatic, all around a great poem :) please check out my work and comment, thanks!

on Feb. 17 2012 at 9:49 pm
Shahiro PLATINUM, Johnston, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"Soon we must all choose between what is right and what is easy." - Dumbledore (Goblet of Fire)

this is really wonderful, u delighted my eyes with your poem (that was me TRYING to sound wierd) please read rate and comment on my poem Black Fire, id appreciate it!!

on Jan. 28 2012 at 2:37 pm
Lovee_Tay SILVER, Baltimore, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"my life is a book and every day theres a new page"

This is beautiful i really enjoyed

on Jan. 23 2012 at 1:15 pm
EthanCalhoun PLATINUM, Fairview, New Jersey
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"The water it stained as it fell There is where the sad things dwell " Great lines love the poem

EllieHeart said...
on Dec. 11 2011 at 9:27 am
EllieHeart, Tempe, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been erected to a critic."










~Jean Sibelius

I Love this poem so much! Can you take a look at my poem Siren Lies? Thanks!

on Dec. 8 2011 at 6:58 am
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

Solid imagery~ I like it so much!

on Nov. 9 2011 at 11:54 am
melyssaanne BRONZE, Have Fun, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't want to live; I want to love first, and live incidentally." - Zelda Fitzgerald

I love! That's all I can say :D


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