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March 21, 2009
By Jacqueline SILVER, Dayton, Ohio
Jacqueline SILVER, Dayton, Ohio
7 articles 12 photos 8 comments

Car doors slamming shut. Background noise.
I hear my pulse instead of your voice.
Sorry. It’s just louder.
Today is autumn. Leaves change colors.
They fall. I fall. You called.
My phone was dead, though.
That’s why you’re here.
That’s your excuse, anyway.
Street lights turn on. Illuminate the sunset town.
But I couldn’t see you in daylight, either.
Sorry. I’m probably just blind.
I’m sure you’re beautiful.



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on Feb. 22 2013 at 2:04 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.

I love every line of this, great job!

on Aug. 20 2010 at 1:34 pm
maggiebar1 GOLD, Valparaiso, Indiana
12 articles 1 photo 49 comments
so blunt and sweet and simple. love it

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on Nov. 26 2009 at 9:21 am
lilybb BRONZE, Nyack, New York
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love it, captivating

on Sep. 4 2009 at 9:40 pm
FlyleafFreak DIAMOND, Loveland, Colorado
51 articles 0 photos 203 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I have faith in fools;self confidence my friends call it"~Edger Allan Poe
"In this world of infinite insanity, your friends are the best psychiatrists you will ever have."~Me

I love this poem.Its so simple, yet so deep. Keep it up :)

on Jun. 16 2009 at 12:09 am
YeseniaG SILVER, Livonia, Michigan
7 articles 1 photo 122 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is what happens when you're busy making plans.

Great work. Simple and i love the last line.

on May. 29 2009 at 12:22 am
Jacqueline SILVER, Dayton, Ohio
7 articles 12 photos 8 comments
PUBLISHED!

on Mar. 28 2009 at 8:57 pm
(=amanda=) GOLD, Somerset, Ohio
16 articles 0 photos 84 comments
lovely. simply lovely.