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Never Falling

July 19, 2011
By thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
9 articles 0 photos 351 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.

Tomatoes are thrown
Toward my chest,
Anvils are dropping,
Barely missing my head,
Boulders are rolling,
Trying to knock my feet from under me.

But somehow, I’m still standing.

My toes
Latching onto a wire
Miles into the sky,
My only comfort is clouds
Look like cushions that could catch me.

But I have balance.

It floated towards me
Wrapped in golden paper,
I took off the top and read the tag first,
It’s proper manners.
From God, it read.

I will be sending him a thank-you letter soon

The author's comments:
Whenever I feel like the world is throwing all of life's problems at me, I look to God, and he is always there for me in the times when I need that extra support.

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This article has 31 comments.

on Oct. 15 2011 at 11:12 am
Tongue_Blep PLATINUM, ????, Ohio
40 articles 1 photo 769 comments
your very welcome!!!! U desever these comments!!!! :)(:

on Oct. 15 2011 at 10:37 am
thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
9 articles 0 photos 351 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.

Thank you very much! :)

on Oct. 15 2011 at 10:24 am
Tongue_Blep PLATINUM, ????, Ohio
40 articles 1 photo 769 comments
this was beautiful! And defiantly could get published!!!!! Hope it does! :)(:

on Sep. 16 2011 at 9:19 pm
IrishWriter SILVER, Sdfddas, Other
5 articles 0 photos 11 comments
Nice poem! Really like it :D

leafy said...
on Sep. 13 2011 at 2:17 pm
leafy, City, Other
0 articles 0 photos 682 comments

Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

Lol I've already read this one too, but again I still love it and I'm probably gonna favorite it. Nice job! 5/5

on Sep. 10 2011 at 5:55 pm
Regs_the_Shorty GOLD, Frankfort, Illinois
13 articles 0 photos 129 comments

Favorite Quote:
There are people who finish what they start and.....

love it I liked how you said I will be sending him a thank you note soon. 5 stars!!!!!

on Sep. 1 2011 at 7:27 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2206 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"

Oh how gorgeous! The last stanza is heartbreakingly beautiful, profound and vivid imagery. It seems simple, and yet I feel immense complexity lurking underneath, or is it the other way around?

on Aug. 14 2011 at 10:01 pm
silver_ice BRONZE, Wheelock, Texas
4 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
-Joseph Joubert
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
-Mark Twain ;P

this is great!love it!!


Aisuu GOLD said...
on Aug. 12 2011 at 7:49 pm
Aisuu GOLD, Colleyville, Texas
15 articles 0 photos 10 comments  This is really awesome!  I love it!

on Aug. 10 2011 at 4:48 pm
HannSawyer15 BRONZE, North Brunswick, New Jersey
1 article 0 photos 107 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I say... lets speak it. Lets fight it. Lets write it. There's nothing to hold on to if it's already gone."

Awesome awesome job! I really don't understand how some poems don't make it in the magazine... this was amazing and I really loved every part of it. Great job!

on Aug. 8 2011 at 10:27 pm
WithPenAndScript DIAMOND, Venetia, Pennsylvania
72 articles 232 photos 251 comments

Favorite Quote:
I believe that no matter who you are we all leave footprints on this Earth

The last line really made the poem...just....unique and special :) I enjoyed it immensly 

on Aug. 8 2011 at 1:10 pm
JerseyGirl716 BRONZE, Central, New Jersey
2 articles 0 photos 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot." -Eleanor Roosevelt

My thoughts exactly :) Great job!

SN3RD BRONZE said...
on Aug. 2 2011 at 12:54 pm
SN3RD BRONZE, Glendale, Arizona
3 articles 0 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm the bugs bunny, and if you ain't got my carrots, you ain't got nothin' for me!" --Nicki Minaj

Nice poem! I just posted a chapter from my  book and I'd really like if you would go check it out, comment, and rate it thanks! :)

on Aug. 2 2011 at 9:32 am
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

I like this poem a lot! You could have gone so many different ways with this from the first stanza, but I like the route you chose. The last line is without a doubt my favorite :) Keep writing! :D

WiseGirl said...
on Aug. 1 2011 at 2:52 pm
WiseGirl, Adams, Tennessee
0 articles 0 photos 64 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I think, therefore I am."
-Rene Decartes

Amazing message! This is so good!

msn9896 GOLD said...
on Jul. 27 2011 at 10:13 pm
msn9896 GOLD, Billings, Montana
11 articles 0 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours. But sorrow, gladness, yearning, hope, love, belong to all of us, in all times and in all places. Music is the only means whereby we feel these emotions in their universality. ~H.A. Overstreet

It's sweet, and something I can relate to :) I like the alliteration of it

on Jul. 27 2011 at 9:55 pm
Raytheraym PLATINUM, Belton, Missouri
47 articles 35 photos 457 comments
Very good! Nice metaphors! :)

on Jul. 27 2011 at 9:19 pm
ArtsDefinition BRONZE, Camp Springs, Maryland
3 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I know and Understand deep down inside and beyond that life itself is acting all of this out; this kamikaze drama, cosmic if you will but certainly comic in a style so common as to invite confusion" -Al Young (How stars start)

This is absolutely lovely

Vicky11 SILVER said...
on Jul. 25 2011 at 6:44 am
Vicky11 SILVER, Charlottenlund, Other
9 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
The wisest men follow their own direction - Euripides

So mysterious, yet touching. A true poem :-)

on Jul. 23 2011 at 6:48 pm
HaleyDRog. GOLD, Easley, South Carolina
11 articles 14 photos 291 comments

Favorite Quote:
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on. -Robert Frost

I really loved how much imagery you had in this. You had great meaning to this peice of work and the message really stood out! Nice job!