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crumpled words

October 23, 2014
By megthepoet ELITE, Winnipeg, Manitoba
megthepoet ELITE, Winnipeg, Manitoba
212 articles 23 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We know what we are, but not what we may be" - Shakespeare


Our infant mouths were

soaked with quiet whispers
Carved out of shyness.
The moisture that fled that

house swarmed through the old cracks
In the eggshell white walls.
My small hands could feel

the burden of each argument
That made its way up those carpeted floors                            
  the noise now lurks through

two separate houses, miles apart. 
All these words have been written before
Broken by scorn,

laying crumpled under

my bed in glass jars
Pretending to be something other than me.



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on Nov. 8 2014 at 6:28 pm
moonsunstars BRONZE, Longs, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
“Though free to think and act, we are held together, like the stars in the firmament, with ties inseparable. These ties cannot be seen, but we can feel them.” - Nikolo Tesla

awesome. really puts me in the moment, great. :)

on Nov. 4 2014 at 8:47 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Wow. I absolutely, love this. The descriptiveness and the vividness in your poem is beautiful and raw; it just has so much, emotion. I think this is wonderful. You do have such a talent and greatness and light in you; never forget that, please. Thank you so much, my friend! For sharing this. :)