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Broken Promise

April 10, 2013
By AugustSummerFling PLATINUM, Mylapore, Chennai, Other
AugustSummerFling PLATINUM, Mylapore, Chennai, Other
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Favorite Quote:
'For you, a thousand times over.' - Hassan, The Kite Runner

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.


One more promise drips
Down your lips, falls and splashes
My face like wet mud.


The author's comments:
Offhand promises are never kept for long. Instead, they stain your relationship with the person...

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on Apr. 27 2013 at 2:10 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

That was just WOW! Absolutely deserved the editor's choice... The imagery painted such a picture! So intense... Very well done Haiku!

on Apr. 18 2013 at 12:36 am
LiraDaeris PLATINUM, Tucson, Arizona
22 articles 0 photos 135 comments

Favorite Quote:
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!

After reading this, I literally said, "Ooo that was cool :D" Good job on this one. Good imagery, good flow, all of it was simply goodness :D

mjune BRONZE said...
on Apr. 18 2013 at 12:25 am
mjune BRONZE, Midland Park, New Jersey
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i reallllly like this :)