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The Unknown

May 24, 2014
By WinterRose76 SILVER, Ok., Florida
WinterRose76 SILVER, Ok., Florida
6 articles 6 photos 183 comments

Favorite Quote:
Arise and be all that you dream - Flyleaf

I dip my fingers
Into pools of unknown depths,
Then dive in head first.

The author's comments:
This poem is about stepping out of one's comfort zone, and daring to try new things.

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on Oct. 22 2014 at 7:03 pm
Angelique_h GOLD, Bradenton, Florida
11 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We cry, not because we are weak, but because we have been strong for too long."

I really love haikus because they're short and sweet! I love how interesting yours is, and it seems very mysterious. Great job!  

on Oct. 18 2014 at 1:21 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
325 articles 10 photos 1165 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

This haiku is so wonderful and inspiring :) I really love the comparison of stepping out oif one's comfort zone to diving into water without a marker ;) It was really beautiful and fun, and simply amazing. Please keep writing, this is just flawless ^_^

on Jul. 12 2014 at 10:29 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Simple, but still powerful! Your words cahnge people, and your words are wonderful! Your poem is wonderful, like you! I like how your poem/haiku can be used in life too! Keep on! Thank you, for sharing this!^_^

on Jun. 9 2014 at 9:37 am
Ray--yo PLATINUM, Kathmandu, Other
43 articles 2 photos 581 comments

Favorite Quote:
God Makes No Mistakes. (Gaga?)
"I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right." -Liesel Meminger via Markus Zusac, "The Book Thief"

I like the fact that it's a haiku (perfect for the particular topic you're writing about, and also, I love haikus), beautifully written, great metaphors. I'm rating it 5/5, very happily.

on Jun. 3 2014 at 10:24 am
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
72 articles 0 photos 860 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

Ooh wow, goosebumps. I really liked this one.

on May. 31 2014 at 11:30 pm
sullivano17 PLATINUM, Boston, Massachusetts
23 articles 0 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it. - Art Buchwald

once again i love the simplicity. my favorite part is how it starts out light and then literally "dives in head first". 

MalaikaJ GOLD said...
on May. 30 2014 at 9:39 am
MalaikaJ GOLD, Cloquet, Minnesota
19 articles 2 photos 127 comments

Favorite Quote:
I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions. - James Michener

I LOVE this! Haikus are hard for me to write, I just can never seem to find the right words. You are fabulous at them. It is so short, yet it carries so much meaning. Great job!

on May. 29 2014 at 6:58 pm
raysofsunshine GOLD, Lakebay, Washington
17 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's not about the happy ending, it's about the story."

I would really appreciate it if you could read my haiku Pink rain or my ballad On the mountain and give me some feedback on it, I love your use of imagry and am trying to include imagry in my poems!

on May. 29 2014 at 6:51 pm
raysofsunshine GOLD, Lakebay, Washington
17 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's not about the happy ending, it's about the story."

I really like how this is written, the poem takes an interesting perspective about trying new things, good job!

JRaye PLATINUM said...
on May. 29 2014 at 5:30 pm
JRaye PLATINUM, Dorr, Michigan
43 articles 10 photos 523 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you build your house far enough away from Trouble, then Trouble will never find you."

"Have you ever looked fear in the face and said, 'I just don't care.'?"

Do it! :) I really like this, leaves you with a refreshed, inspired happy feeling. Really great!