_Rift | Teen Ink


August 25, 2011
By AbstractFragment GOLD, Dalmatia,, Pennsylvania
AbstractFragment GOLD, Dalmatia,, Pennsylvania
18 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You know what it feels like when all your teeth are falling out really slowly and you don't realize and then you notice that, well, they're really far apart. And then one day... you don't have any teeth anymore." - Where the Wild Things Are

Look at her split the world
a vortex, a rift
not sitting in the room

but the room surrounding her.

the look in her eyes suggests age (suggests knowledge beyond)

but her youthful grace,
and her charged eyes speak of audacity
unburdened by society,
infinitely wise:

her aura beating electricity
right into,
speak to me on wave-lengths invisible
inaudible, undetectable

through her eyes to mine

undetectable energy transfer

she is catharsis,

the marrow in the bone

the driver of the piston,

the spark that sets it all aglow;

without mysticism,
not trick nor trade

driving by force alone

and that is I wish to share her,
and not completely own-

to kiss her subtle lips,
-like I have not another

she is my god, my shepherd, my idol

all she speaks is true,

and her laughter...

and her laughter...

and her laughter makes me laugh
like I've never laughed before

and am only beginning to learn how

she is my teacher / she is my rapture
I will put my words my precious little words

I will put them on the altar
and she will either burn them


How I live to be slain but,
I am not the uke, I will not be thrown
and I will not force,
as her beauty lies in her independence

How I live to be smited
and how I am smitten

I'd stand up to be her equal;
and I'd sit to marvel in her eclipse

she is beautiful,
an embodiment of that which always will be
or all that ever could be
-at once.

So I'll give her my words

and hope that they are enough

to see that I'm not a pauper

and am worthy of her regality

it's all that I could ever ask

all I could ever ask,

"Am I worthy now?"

"Am I worthy now?"

"My love, am I worthy now?"

The author's comments:
About that special sort of inspiring person. The mistakes are either intentional or intentionally left in.

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on Dec. 19 2011 at 12:14 am
SickImage SILVER, Klamath Falls, Oregon
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The room was very quiet. I walked over to the TV set and turned it onto a dead channel-white noise at maximum decibels, a fine sound for sleeping, a powerful continuous hiss to drown out everything strange."

I love this. I really enjoy all of your work that I have read so far. This piece though, I connect with all too well.

on Oct. 20 2011 at 10:11 pm
thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
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Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.

wow... wonderful vocabulary. Beautiful writing. It started off so beautiful with the description of her and all, and then towards the end it started getting a little crazy (but still beautiful), like wow! you really like/respect this person! Good job! Your word choice is really what does it for me in your writing. five stars!