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New-Years Riot

March 25, 2014
By GhostMatrix SILVER, Bradenton, Florida
GhostMatrix SILVER, Bradenton, Florida
6 articles 3 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live Each Day To The Fullest. -Quote From Somewhere Else-

I'm Whatever You Want Me To Be - My Quote -


The Chinese Festival is near,
The running and laughter of little kids in town:
It comes around once a year,
A man wore a mask that had a frown.

While lots of confetti flew by,
People eat delicious foods of rice:
Paper lanterns filled the sky,
A kid played a game and won a pair of dice.

The Zookeepers released the animals in a line,
Acrobats flipped and spun:
As the monkeys swung from vine to vine,
In big red letters the banner read Night Of Fun.

Entertainers performed the dancing dragon,
The rockets lit up the night:
People ate fresh watermelons left in a wagon,
Like streams of revealing light.



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Katgirl SILVER said...
on May. 11 2014 at 11:55 pm
Katgirl SILVER, Fruitland, Idaho
8 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
You'll never catch it if you never let go

I kinda really like this, very Asian :3

on May. 3 2014 at 4:41 pm
JessiBear777 BRONZE, Fort Worth, Texas
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The imagery is really good! It feels like I'm there; well written!

on May. 2 2014 at 9:25 am
Love2Read72 PLATINUM, Kentfield, California
24 articles 0 photos 106 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life isn’t about how to survive the storm, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” — Taylor Swift

Usually I don't like rhyming poems too much, but the rhymes in this poem work perfectly with the theme. Great description.

on May. 2 2014 at 12:34 am
nithyaswaminathan BRONZE, Pleasanton, California
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conveyed a great poem with RHYMING LINES considering that i cannot rhyme to save my life you are god now

on Apr. 25 2014 at 3:09 pm
dragoona22 BRONZE, Ledbetter, Kentucky
1 article 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, w

This inspiring quote by Marianne Williamson is from her book, A Return To Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles, Harper Collins, 1992. From Chapter 7, Section 3 (Pg. 190-191).

gage hmmmm i know one especially from this last summer but he liked slam poetry so you could be someone diffrent but it was the turn up that got my attention he always said that  

on Apr. 22 2014 at 7:15 pm
GhostMatrix SILVER, Bradenton, Florida
6 articles 3 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live Each Day To The Fullest. -Quote From Somewhere Else-

I'm Whatever You Want Me To Be - My Quote -

Ghost Not Gage.

Sail_ BRONZE said...
on Apr. 22 2014 at 7:05 pm
Sail_ BRONZE, Eugene, Oregon
3 articles 10 photos 196 comments
You have such a talent, Gage! Great job!

on Apr. 19 2014 at 12:47 am
jacey_poo BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
3 articles 0 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
never judge a book by its cover

This is really good, I like how the rhythms fit in the right places no corresponds with each other.. Very well thought out keep writing

raeee GOLD said...
on Apr. 16 2014 at 4:05 pm
raeee GOLD, Walla Walla, Georgia
15 articles 3 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Would she hear me if I called her name? Would she hold me if she knew my shame? Would she even love me if I was to blame?" -Favourite poem ever♥

Really nie read, and smooth flow. The way you described everything put me right in the middle of it all, and it worked very well. The rhythm was very fun indeed, as if it was bouncing along with the festivities. Good job. 

on Apr. 16 2014 at 1:34 pm
PetraRose13 GOLD, Greeley, Colorado
10 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The course of true love never did run smooth"











- Lysander in A Midsummers Nights Dream

I enjoy the description and format. The description makes it so i feel as if i am really there :) Very Good Ghost

on Apr. 16 2014 at 1:08 pm
sillywabbit BRONZE, Federal Way, Washington
2 articles 3 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
Where there is love there is life.
Mahatma Gandhi

Hey Ghost B I really enjoyed reading this thanks

on Apr. 14 2014 at 11:43 pm
SunnyDreams BRONZE, Niger Falls, Other
1 article 0 photos 274 comments

Favorite Quote:
Can you feel what I have seen, when no one else has lived through what I have?-HalveOfLife

I also think of this poem as a free verse you know what I mean?

on Apr. 14 2014 at 11:42 pm
SunnyDreams BRONZE, Niger Falls, Other
1 article 0 photos 274 comments

Favorite Quote:
Can you feel what I have seen, when no one else has lived through what I have?-HalveOfLife

Interesting indeed... The different rhythms are great for this poem, one thing I don't like is the flow, like some thing could be reworded, but other than that I love it a lot Many good things did happen in the poem... :) 5/5 :D

TheUniverse said...
on Apr. 13 2014 at 6:38 pm
TheUniverse, Everywhere,, Other
0 articles 0 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.

Its very good!!!  I like the rhythm.  Keep writing!!

idkmanguy GOLD said...
on Apr. 11 2014 at 10:34 pm
idkmanguy GOLD, Ballwin, Missouri
16 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It was the patient, cut-flower sound of a man waiting to die." - Patrick Rothfuss

Nice  

on Apr. 11 2014 at 1:55 pm
GhostMatrix SILVER, Bradenton, Florida
6 articles 3 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live Each Day To The Fullest. -Quote From Somewhere Else-

I'm Whatever You Want Me To Be - My Quote -

I try. Writing Poetry isn't really my thing, but its nice to try something new.   Thank You.

Nobuo GOLD said...
on Apr. 9 2014 at 7:49 pm
Nobuo GOLD, Dio, Missouri
16 articles 1 photo 66 comments

Favorite Quote:
Hello

i love this one, i really like the changing rhythm in each stanza. 


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