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Metallic Skeletons

August 17, 2014
By Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
324 articles 10 photos 1166 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks


The metal skeletons in their Automaton car,
spun around, and spotted from afar,
The only place fate had ever known…

There was there was steam there was grime,
wind and a chime
All around the grunting hills

There was fake, and alive,
and hair, and dye,
no one spoke to a soul!

The war had all burned what left and churned,
The world, was nothing but a mess!

Not a creature talked
asked for time,
all made not a sound.

The train wore a path
on alabaster grass,
and held passengers inside.

There were snakes and birds,
wind-up glossy herds,

Machines
instead
of
Life.

The metal skeletons
swore the ends,
near to the floor.

Under their masks,
a trait
still lasts,

of alertness
and of
strife.

These little thoughts,
worked and crossed.
a Process and a life!

Those metallic words,
stung like a curse,

These machines were
alive.


The author's comments:
An indie song about my steam punk world where metallic skeletons suddenly awake, and learn, they ARE alive....

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on Oct. 10 2014 at 9:40 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
324 articles 10 photos 1166 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

Thank you so so so so so so so so so much! (And don't ever feel like you have to comment on my stuff, silly) :) I love your awesomeness, and how truly ecstatic an amaazing you are!!! 5 stars for your comments lol

on Oct. 9 2014 at 3:07 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

So good, so amazing. Just wonderful, Liv.harris. Just super duper. Haha, sorry for all the many words, but I mean them. I love this. I can't believe it took me ahwile to comment on this, and I apologize. :( But you have such a talent, my friend. You really do. Thank you so much, for sharing this. :) You're just amazing.


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