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I'll be there

May 23, 2009
By ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
62 articles 1 photo 881 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac


Just like those stormy days
When the rain is falling
Beating against the window sill
Falling hard on the disarrayed pavement
Misting sideways along the street
Softly singing a child to sleep
I'll be there

When the lightning strikes
Scaring the wits out of Earth walkers
Producing a fluorescent light in the sky
Preparing for a thunderous sound
A few seconds later
I'll be there

Just like those sunny days
When the sun is shining
Beaming down on the necks of sweaty humans
Giving light to the day
Producing life for the plants
Making rainbows after a storm
I'll be there

When the wind is blowing
Creating a breeze here and there
Cooling the humans as the sun shines
Disorganizing events
Paper flying every which way and that
I'll be there

Just like those summer ending evenings
When the sun is setting
In the far out horizon
Children finishing up activities
Getting ready for a good night's sleep
To make church in the morning
I'll be there

Just like those nights, when you need me
Because of the loneliness you feel
Just like those desired feelings
Just like a shoulder you can cry on
Just like a pillow you can lie on
Just like a lover you can count on
I'll be there


The author's comments:
I took the ability of using the things that surrounds me to write this poem. The things I see in this world, inspired me to write this poem. I hope you like it and please leave a comment!

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mandygale77 said...
on Apr. 20 2010 at 11:30 am
Beautiful imagery!!

on Apr. 12 2010 at 6:02 am
Dunkelheitstieg BRONZE, Baldwin, Florida
4 articles 0 photos 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things. Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?,"Leonardo da Vinci.

Wow................. i'm am speechless cuz  it was so good.

cooky said...
on Apr. 7 2010 at 5:13 pm
cooky, Aurora, Colorado
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wow that was really nice it was long too but most times other ppls long poems i just stop reading in the middle but this one was great lol so i had to keep on goin

on Apr. 5 2010 at 11:25 am
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
62 articles 1 photo 881 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

Thanks so much!

on Apr. 5 2010 at 10:35 am
josiebelle SILVER, Waterford, Other
7 articles 0 photos 26 comments

i thought this was really beautiful with really well used imagery!!

could you give some of mine a read some time??


on Feb. 7 2010 at 11:17 am
ElleRose SILVER, -, Other
5 articles 0 photos 3 comments
i really enjoyed this. it sounds like it could be worked into a song.

check out some of my stuff :)

on Feb. 5 2010 at 6:33 pm
xlacrossex22 GOLD, Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
12 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I laugh, I love, I hope, I try, I hurt, I need, I fear, I cry. And I know you do the same things too, So we're really not that different, me and you.” ~Colin Raye~

You are a beautiful writer. This poem has amazing imagery. Thank you so much for the compliments on my work. You are a great writer yourself, and hold much talent. I'd love to read more of your work! Keep writing

on Feb. 5 2010 at 6:13 pm
goddess_of_the_moon_123 SILVER, Beaverdam, Virginia
5 articles 0 photos 71 comments

Favorite Quote:
'To unpath'd waters, undream'd shores' ~ William Shakespeare, A Winter's Tale

I love this: the message, the imagery, everything! Keep it up!

on Jan. 31 2010 at 6:20 pm
literaryaddict PLATINUM, Albuquerque, New Mexico
23 articles 3 photos 157 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We're almost there and no where near it. All that matters is that we're going." Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls
"The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound." Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

really really good. i love poems with repetition and this is no exception. awesome job!

on Dec. 1 2009 at 3:49 pm
Breakdancegrl SILVER, San Antonio, Texas
9 articles 0 photos 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Anything below perfection is complete and utter failure" Hugh Himwich
"What the hell is a Hufflepuff?" Dumbledore: A Very Potter Musical

excellent, the repetition, the metaphors to nature, its beautiful

emily12mhs said...
on Nov. 13 2009 at 8:22 pm
This poem really paints a picture in my mind about what is being described. Very discriptive! Great work!

on Jul. 1 2009 at 11:27 pm
darkangel1326 GOLD, Paramount, California
14 articles 0 photos 7 comments
it reminds me of one of my poems, I'll be whatever you need of me. but longer. and more stanzas

leroygt said...
on Jun. 18 2009 at 12:49 am
i really love this poem you step out into the cosmos on this one great job im so proud of you

on Jun. 2 2009 at 12:23 am
MariaMarie DIAMOND, Washington Court House, Ohio
70 articles 0 photos 181 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life's a mountain on a beach"-Unknown
"Will: This is either madness or brilliance. Sparrow: It's remarkable how often those two traits coincide."-Pirates of the Caribbean:Curse of the Black Pearl.

I really like this- the best authorswriters write what they know and care about! This shows it.