La Noche Que Nos Rodea MAG

January 19, 2012
By snaomi PLATINUM, Cheshire, Connecticut
snaomi PLATINUM, Cheshire, Connecticut
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neither of us understood the words,
of this alone I am certain,
but we drank them ice-cold with lime
(and the night around us, oh the night)

we swam like fishes through the darkness
with the foreign edificios rising
beside us, strange castles
filled with everything we cannot say
(and the night, around us, oh – the night)

in our tangoing tongues,
we trip through thousands of miles
of thin air, the distance never so insignificant
as ahora con usted
(and the night. around us, oh! the night)

you say la música! do you hear? do you like?
and i hear only the bass beat of the engine,
the murmurs of the sleep-talking city
(and the night around us oh, the night – )

but I say me gusta as though this could be explanation
enough. it will never explain enough,
not in this brilliant, blinding evening
no hay palabras in any language for this
evening bursting like un volcano through me
and we are the lava, flowing together through the hillside
(oh and around us the night! the night!)



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on Mar. 28 2013 at 3:37 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

I loved this poem. I honestly mean it. I don't think I've envied anyone on this site till now. This poem is marvelous. I love the Spanish in here. Muy bello. Me encanta. Lo hiciste muy bien. Y estoy orgulloso de ti por escribir un poema sin igual. 

on Apr. 25 2012 at 4:57 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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It's the text that the website puts in the box before you start typing- I have no idea why it showed up.

on Apr. 24 2012 at 5:44 pm
snaomi PLATINUM, Cheshire, Connecticut
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Thank you!  Haha I was a little confused by the original comment lol but thanks :)

on Apr. 24 2012 at 5:27 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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Okay, I have no idea what that ^ was about, but apparently my original comment didn't actually post.

 

This was great. I loved the flowing rhythm- the Spanish helped.


on Apr. 24 2012 at 5:24 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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Please keep your comments positive and constructive. We'll remove anything inappropriate. Thanks!

on Apr. 24 2012 at 5:24 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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Please keep your comments positive and constructive. We'll remove anything inappropriate. Thanks!

on Jan. 29 2012 at 10:36 pm
snaomi PLATINUM, Cheshire, Connecticut
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Thank you so much! :)

on Jan. 29 2012 at 4:37 pm
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

Oh, just breathtaking! I love the infusion of Spanish---I just loved it~


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