Thanks, but MAG

December 20, 2013
By ZenMateo BRONZE, Oceanside, California
ZenMateo BRONZE, Oceanside, California
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People say: what you had was real
it's not actually over

By real, I guess they mean
slow dancing to the ocean
in a time of people who don't know
each other's names
grinding to a lifetime of auto-tuned silence.

By real, they mean
I don't know what they mean

But I do know that the Roman Empire
was real,
the wooly mammoth was real,
the velveteen rabbit spent its whole
pathetic existence becoming real,
Anna Pavlova was real, and the period where acid-wash denim was socially
acceptable was
real.

that doesn't make it any less over.


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KylieK GOLD said...
on Jun. 19 2014 at 9:49 pm
KylieK GOLD, Mt. Washington, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"To love is to surpass one's self."

It's fabulous!

on Dec. 21 2013 at 3:43 pm
StarGazer9 GOLD, Marana, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do."

Wow... this is sorta depressing, but very good! Hey, if you make someone feel sad with your words, then it must have been well written ;)

on Dec. 21 2013 at 11:03 am
Tabitha1233 PLATINUM, Tucson, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is. Albert Camus

Awesome poem! Love the use of imagery!




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