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Our Own House MAG

October 15, 2009
By oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

She would gladly give up
her romantic ideas of solitude
for the assurance of
forever in his heartbeat
like a beach shell
where one can hear
the eternal rise and fall
of the sea.
She could get along with
mediocre poetry
so long as she could
be sad with him,
angry with him,
ecstatic with him.

Her idea of real love is tied in
with the ocean,
with blue, and bright, and smiling faces
caught up in another's lifting embrace
to fly two feet off the ground
and next to the moon.

“Someday, when we have our own house …”
she'll spend a naked day
or maybe two or three
stuck to you like the melted gummi bears
in the backseat of her mother's car
on a childhood summer day without air ­conditioning.

“Someday, when we have our own house …”
she'll spend hours upon minutes upon ­seconds under moments
looking at you with her fingers,
knowing your shape like a 3-D contour map
so that if she ever gets lost,
she can find her way back again.

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on Jul. 30 2012 at 8:39 pm
jeepster72 BRONZE, Perris, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Beauty and the Geek" -Ashton Kuthcher

the gummybear part wow :)

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Apr. 18 2011 at 4:57 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

 I LOVE it!!

on Mar. 31 2010 at 4:02 pm
Whisperer PLATINUM, O&#39Fallon, Illinois
24 articles 0 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'd rather be hated for who i am, than loved for who I'm not~Anonymous

No individual has any right to come into and out of this world without leaving distinct and legit reasons for having passed through.~Anonymous

this is really cool :) you describe love and the future very well. very imaginative