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January 21, 2013
By elaine69018 SILVER, Bellevue, Washington
elaine69018 SILVER, Bellevue, Washington
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When I lay curled up in bed
in the dark hours of the night,
a foreign feeling weeps to me.
it envelops my body
and seeps into my skin.
it is hunger.
A hunger for home,
For belonging,
for shelter.
A yearning for something.
I do not know concretely
what I so longingly desire
But it is there,
a dull ache buried deep within me
that emerges
like an apparition
hazily but surely,
when I am alone

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Sep. 5 2013 at 4:40 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

How easily is this poem relatable? Very much so. I feel the emotion within it. The longing and pining for home. Sweet sweet home. Very well done. 

on Jan. 27 2013 at 3:34 pm
ChrisJ PLATINUM, Rochester, New York
24 articles 15 photos 289 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.

This piece is very relatable and powerful in its words and imagery. Good job!

KylieK GOLD said...
on Jan. 27 2013 at 8:40 am
KylieK GOLD, Mt. Washington, Kentucky
11 articles 0 photos 270 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To love is to surpass one's self."

The emotion in this piece is very powerful. I loved it!