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The Fade-Out

August 27, 2021
By Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
148 articles 41 photos 1014 comments

Favorite Quote:
The universe must be a teenage girl. So much darkness, so many stars.
--me


Why do people end in the middle of their life movies

Why do they never see a hint of resolution

Why their credits fly away so soon

Why do people fade out before they begin

In the middle of their opening lines.

Why do people play on like a background movie

Why are people like lost reels in dusty cupboards

When will come their time to unfurl.


The author's comments:

There are so many early deaths these days. And it seems that nobody lives to see a happy ending that would happen if life was a movie.


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Rune DIAMOND said...
on Aug. 31 2021 at 3:51 pm
Rune DIAMOND, Tama, Iowa
57 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
Behold, the Lord maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
— Isaiah 24:1

Amazing

on Aug. 31 2021 at 7:11 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
200 articles 23 photos 1053 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

good job

on Aug. 31 2021 at 12:55 am
Itsmaanya_25 PLATINUM, Indore, Other
32 articles 1 photo 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
It's Okay to have butterflies in your stomach, as long as you make them fly in formation

Nice topic and equally beautifully portrayed!!