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Burning Bridges

June 2, 2009
By Hay_Wire PLATINUM, Independence, Missouri
Hay_Wire PLATINUM, Independence, Missouri
42 articles 0 photos 219 comments

She’s the new one
Their whispers stared
Wanting to curl deeper
But the harsh light glared.

Finally in one
Bold (yet hesitant) step
She returned one glance
Out personality leapt

Slowly learned
To grace their halls
Still hidden deep
Were her hearts walls

Trust she crafted
Moved away from lies
Building bridges
With her eyes

One sharp breath
She let it go
Told the truth
Fell from her false plateau

And she fell away
They withdrew their arms
And she understood
Their false charm

Now tired
Of hate, pain
And even worse a small smile
Feelings they feign

Settled now
She hides her eyes
Burning bridges,
And telling reality’s lies.

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SaraB. GOLD said...
on Jul. 21 2009 at 5:57 pm
SaraB. GOLD, Phoenix, Arizona
12 articles 6 photos 215 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Whatever you are, be a good one" Abraham Lincoln

Wow. Again, amazing metaphor handiwork. This is kind of what happened to me when some "friends" found out about "who I am" and stopped being so friendly. Well, that's probably nothing like whatever you wrote this for, but still, I guess meaning is in the eyes of the reader. :)

on Jun. 11 2009 at 6:54 pm
xXsmileXx PLATINUM, St. Louis, Missouri
34 articles 0 photos 265 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Your dreams only become intangible when you stop reaching" ~me ;)

Amazing! Excellent word choice and an all together perfect poem. It is SO good!

Fangz PLATINUM said...
on Jun. 11 2009 at 12:23 pm
Fangz PLATINUM, Ware, Massachusetts
37 articles 15 photos 107 comments

Favorite Quote:
In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas.

Interesting. A unique twist on something thats always written about in the same style. And no, i don't get tired of people easily, hehe. Thanx for the feedback.