Despair MAG

April 29, 2010
By Maritimer SILVER, Columbia, South Carolina
Maritimer SILVER, Columbia, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Time LINE…? Ehh, time isn’t made out of LINES. It is made out of circles. That is why clocks are round! - Caboose


The sweat drips down my face
The tension threatening to break me
I wonder if I'll emerge to see
Yet another fearsome place

I only yearn for some more space
To find a rock and in the lee
Sit and ponder a mystery
And hope to break this furious pace

But yet no hope before me stands
I sit alone
My thoughts my own
Can only dream of other lands

I look down at my shaking hands
And know I can call no place home



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on Aug. 17 2011 at 6:12 pm
Jessi_suarez1 GOLD, Kissimmee, Florida
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wow this poem is truly powerful. you can really feel the emotion. good job!

on Nov. 1 2010 at 2:30 pm
J.Octavian.R SILVER, Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
C. S. Lewis

Very interesting, not the emotions I usualy personally associate with despair, but the emotions are brought out vividly. I really like the flow of the poem.

on Oct. 18 2010 at 3:52 pm
sweetheart13 GOLD, Aberdeen, Other
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Favorite Quote:
it's not whats inside you it's what you do that defines you...
True love doesn't have a Happy ending... True love doesn't have a ending...

hey I really liked this poem it was real nice and deep and hot me in the heart and it some who made me think more about life and the people who are not as lucky as me....GREAT JOB!

Lauren



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