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To Wear Yellow to a Funeral

November 3, 2011
By PhoenixCrossing GOLD, Tinley Park, Illinois
PhoenixCrossing GOLD, Tinley Park, Illinois
14 articles 0 photos 178 comments

Caress my ashen hand-brittle and crisp
Speak gently to me in your toddler lisp
Mourn with your smile gaily
Dare to love my dear Hayley
Please forgive my succumbing breath by wisp

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on Feb. 18 2012 at 10:26 am
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

This is nice---a different view on death. This doesn't sound morbid, but rather chooses to celebrate the life of the loved one. The title works~

on Dec. 27 2011 at 6:36 pm
NorthernWriter, Fargo, North Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
"Only dead fish swim with the stream"

The title really caught my attention. I enjoyed reading this out loud because the rhyming is nice and fun to say. Good job and keep writing!

on Dec. 12 2011 at 4:58 pm
dontforget GOLD, Cortland, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The best things in life are left unseen. That's why we close our eyes when we cry, kiss, and dream."

Absolutely beautiful(:

on Dec. 12 2011 at 3:30 pm
applesauceHater SILVER, Nikolaevsk, Alaska
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why?!?!?:(us so good. its not fair;0 jk. but you are better than me. I not so good at rhyming and making it sound beautful as yours 5/5

on Dec. 3 2011 at 12:57 pm
poetic.eyes PLATINUM, Everson, Washington
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Favorite Quote:

This is really a great limerick!

on Dec. 2 2011 at 10:24 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"

Awwww, I loved this. It reminded me of Luna Lovegood immediately after I read the title. 

on Dec. 2 2011 at 7:58 pm
Helena_Noel BRONZE, Burnt Hills, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I'd rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way: The eye's a better pupil and more willing than the ear, fine counsel is confusing, but example's always clear.” -Edgar Guest

Very good, this was very moving, my favorite line was "Mourn me with your smile gaily." Awsome work, I really like this peice!

on Dec. 2 2011 at 7:44 pm
ReadWriteBreathe PLATINUM, Pocatello, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
"You have to consider the possibility that God does not like you" Tyler Durden Fight Club

I really like this one. The words you use are really original and emotional. Great job