What If I Stole Away My Glint From Earth?

April 24, 2010
By Daniel Listwa GOLD, East Brunswick, New Jersey
Daniel Listwa GOLD, East Brunswick, New Jersey
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Today, I climbed a tree, and looked below
To view the world as it would be without
A me: earth still revolved and winds did blow;
The birds still chirped, while insects zoomed about.
In village, city, home, and work, the same
old way of life repeated for gray skies.
Stood nothing blazing fresh, it was a shame,
As trees went brown and died, before my eyes.
From my high perch, I saw fallows remain
As though I never left. I looked afar
To the horizon, uniform and plain,
No glow of beauty beamed like from a star.
So life can go unchanged if I were gone,
But light would never grow past primal dawn.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Jun. 3 2010 at 4:52 pm
Swindlewick SILVER, ..., Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." ~Voltaire

This is truly amazing! It's very deep, and you have a real talent for smooth-reading rhymes.

on Jun. 2 2010 at 5:05 pm
RosyOptimism DIAMOND, Coronado, California
72 articles 31 photos 57 comments
I can imagine this very well! Great writing. You are really good, could you check out some of my work?


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