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A Simple Servant MAG

May 1, 2015
By AnnaSharudenko BRONZE, Los Angeles, California
AnnaSharudenko BRONZE, Los Angeles, California
3 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. -Edgar Allan Poe

A simple servant in my fist
A royal goddess of the words I think,
Equally adept at words’ removal
and seeking my mind’s approval.

Erases all the struggles and scribbles I make,
Graceful sweeps, twirling gently like a snowflake.
Gradual movements in a frosty air.
Skating in a charming way, but leaving behind a slight impression.

Pressing the end firmly on plain white paper.
Demonstrating its boldness by a confident solid line.
Elaborating patterns that are stunning to behold.
Vigorous swirls and curves that are barely controlled.

Slowly erasing the last piece of his tender soul.
A battle of ferocious emotions, demonstrating a desperate bleak hole.
Handicapped with half its function
And thrown away without compunction.

The author's comments:

Sometimes people don't appreciate tiny things that help us creatively express ourselves. 

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This article has 11 comments.

HammadWaseem said...
on Aug. 16 2016 at 9:20 am
HammadWaseem, Lahore, Other
0 articles 5 photos 283 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be proud of who you are.

You can't see me
-John Cena

Ooh, somebody stop me!

Really great @AnnaSharudenko will you check and comment on my teen ink video work named,"The Unbeatable Breakdancer"?

on Sep. 6 2015 at 8:44 pm
elycavill SILVER, Samobor, Other
5 articles 0 photos 186 comments

Favorite Quote:
Leave nothing but footprints,
Take nothing but pictures,
Kill nothing but time.

This is really really great! The expression and the flowing of words! :)

on Sep. 4 2015 at 8:11 pm
KiraVogt2896 SILVER, La Canada Flintridge, California
9 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
'Our love is like the wind... I can’t see it, but I sure can feel it.' By Landon, A Walk To Remember. Movie and book.

Great poem! :)

on Sep. 4 2015 at 6:15 pm
ThisEmilyDa1 SILVER, BF, New Mexico
6 articles 0 photos 99 comments

Favorite Quote:
only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile
-Albert Instien
the only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.

great poem, i agree with all the other comments. but aren't sonnets supposed to have ten silabols in each line, i don't know because i'm not a very talented poet, i was just wondering. keep it up! :)

on Aug. 31 2015 at 6:37 pm
Orabilis BRONZE, Little Ferry, New Jersey
3 articles 0 photos 12 comments
I feel like this poem was made for me. I can relate so much..

Shayjg BRONZE said...
on Jun. 18 2015 at 3:39 pm
Shayjg BRONZE, Nasau, Other
1 article 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life isn't always perfect but its always a blessing

..... poem

Shayjg BRONZE said...
on Jun. 18 2015 at 3:38 pm
Shayjg BRONZE, Nasau, Other
1 article 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life isn't always perfect but its always a blessing

This is a wonderful poen

on May. 8 2015 at 2:54 pm
TheComet PLATINUM, Mostaganem, Other
22 articles 1 photo 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret" -Ambrose Bierce
" Be yourself! Everybody else is already taken ;)"
"Don't go where the path leads you. Go instead where there's no path and leave a trail ;)"-R.W.Emerson

I don't know what to say, I'm speechless! This is so beautiful, stunning and so poetic I love the way you write and illustrate actions and moves so beautifully. You are trully gifted ^_^ I also thoroughly agree with you, sometimes we tend to look for so much bigger things to express ourselves and let our voice be heard, while in fact we don't even appreviate the tiny little things that helped us begin our trip. It's just amazing, please carry on, you have so much more to say and if you'd like check out my poem "Trip to a Poem" cuz when I read yours it kind of reminded me of mine. Thank you for sharing this. Keep it up ;)

on May. 7 2015 at 3:57 pm
LazyGenius SILVER, Windham, Ohio
8 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt of it"

I really do love the passion you write with! Fantastic write!

on May. 6 2015 at 9:09 pm
SierraSpears BRONZE, Lingle, Wyoming
4 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Maybe there's something you're afraid to say, or someone your afraid to love, or somewhere you're afraid to go. It's gonna hurt. It's gonna hurt because it matters." - John Green

This is really good!

on May. 6 2015 at 4:17 pm
WritingFrenzy SILVER, Fredericksburg, Virginia
6 articles 0 photos 3 comments
@Anna_Sharuda You have a really unique writing style, you write about Life and put all those lessons/feelings/thoughts into very captivating words. I would say keep writing and NEVER give up. A gift can be furthered through practice!