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Biology Lesson MAG

October 9, 2009
By Ruthey GOLD, West Midlands, Other
Ruthey GOLD, West Midlands, Other
16 articles 0 photos 19 comments

I am a ventriloquist to you:
Lick my saw-toothed edges
So I may blur into the soft focus
Of the image behind.
Piled dirty petri dishes, transparent
As the word “experiment''
My head is like a sieve
In that it sounds like the flow of a mouthful
Of grain, and has gaps through which
I absorb ideas.

Weed bubbles murky, yet assumes
The gentle ripple of stained glass
Green as sunlight in an artificial block of water;
That one is clear, but the tall cylinder
Contains a liquor faintly blue
As a washed-out September dawn.



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Eilatan GOLD said...
on May. 29 2010 at 5:35 pm
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
11 articles 1 photo 307 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

i'm speechless.

on Apr. 30 2010 at 9:07 pm
sparkofheart GOLD, Plymouth, Minnesota
16 articles 2 photos 254 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Always" - Severus Snape

wow. i am in awe. this was truly beautifully done. excellent work :)

on Feb. 25 2010 at 7:31 pm
Scheherazade BRONZE, Dunedin, Florida
2 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Do any human beings ever realize life when they live it- every, every minute?
...the saints and the poets, maybe they do some.

Amazing no one had commented on this. You bring forth Plath and Dickinson and make it all your own. I'm personally surprised this isn't in the mag.