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Lyrical Insomniac

September 27, 2018
By Dillpickle8110 BRONZE, Greenwood, Arkansas
Dillpickle8110 BRONZE, Greenwood, Arkansas
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I can read, I can write                                                                                                            I can bleed, then recite                                                                                                        Sense his greed, crease infold                                                                                               Is it me, or his ego?

Write the words, make them rhyme                                                                                  Chorus or storyline,                                                                                                          make them nice, make not waste                                                                                            Is it me, or is it in poor taste?

On third verse, can't get worse                                                                                            hope it rhymes, like the first                                                                                            make it ripe, make it plight                                                                                                    He's confuzed, in his own right


The author's comments:

My name is Dylan McElyea. Evidently by submitting to this website, I'm a passionate writer. I write in my spare time, (Which between you and I, my time is usually spare) most of which are verses of words forged to be something lyrical, something rythmic. Sometimes about something hypothetical, something about someone else, my interpretation of their feelings, or me venting my own feelings (Almost always the latter). 


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on Dec. 23 2018 at 3:52 pm
Halcyonday GOLD, Johnson City, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and cry at a funeral? It is because we are not the ones involved."
-Mark Twain, "Pudd'nHead Wilson"

I love the sense of rhythm and urgency in this. It's beautiful!

on Oct. 4 2018 at 5:53 pm
Summer_R_Quinn DIAMOND, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.
- Native American proverb

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
- Dylan Thomas

What is past is past -- it is the present and the future that concern us.
- Hiawatha, founder of the Iroquois Confederacy

This poem is short and simple, and yet says so much. Keep up the good work!


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