Words | Teen Ink


January 8, 2009
By PK4evr ELITE, Allen, Texas
PK4evr ELITE, Allen, Texas
105 articles 5 photos 107 comments

Favorite Quote:
When life gives you lemons, make grape juice, then watch everyone wonder how you did it!

So sweet
Yet slicing
Mean so little
Yet so much
Can’t live without them
Yet it’s possible
So easy, so clear
Yet difficult, murky
Can build you up
Or make you crash
The power of a simple
Yet difficult aspect

The author's comments:
I decided to compare how many adjectives describe words... I hope I managed to capture it in less than fifty words.

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on Feb. 1 at 8:45 am
lottieis_dumb PLATINUM, Hereford, Other
28 articles 40 photos 176 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There's nothing wrong with you.
There's something wrong with the world you live in"

This is amazing! I'm awful at poetry and have no clue how you can write it so good!! C:

on Aug. 13 2022 at 9:59 pm
13bookworm4596 SILVER, Mantua, Ohio
7 articles 7 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stay gold, Ponyboy." -Johnny Cade (S.E. Hinton)
"One moment of pain is worth a lifetime of glory." - Louis Zamperini

We do everything with words and you described it well with a lot of adjectives 👍

on Aug. 27 2021 at 10:17 pm
socialsuicide1245 BRONZE, North Richland Hills, Texas
4 articles 0 photos 3 comments
I love this it’s simple yet has meaning

on Jan. 12 2013 at 4:17 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
75 articles 16 photos 1136 comments

Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

Writing long long things is no difficult task, giving your writing brevity and with such a wonderful choice of words , now that is something to be proud of. Absolutely LOVE your poem.

on Jan. 2 2013 at 7:13 pm
HPRGSuperFan GOLD, Indian Creek, Illinois
12 articles 6 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
--Ludwig Wittgenstein

I love the description, use of contrast, and vast vocabulary. Good job!

on Aug. 26 2009 at 10:32 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
26 articles 0 photos 493 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

Great poem! I really like how you contradicted yourself almost every line! You really hit what words are! Could you look at my poetry and tell me what you think? Thanks.

on Aug. 25 2009 at 2:31 pm
KinseyLlama BRONZE, Hoover, Alabama
2 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
To the world, you may just be one person, but to one person, you may just be the world.

Words are like that, aren't they...

EdytD SILVER said...
on May. 5 2009 at 7:35 pm
EdytD SILVER, Livingston, New Jersey
6 articles 0 photos 258 comments
It's really interesting - i liked the imagery that you used to describe something that isn't really tangible. Good job!

I'd love if you took a look at my poetry. Thanks! :D