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The World Is Preserved MAG

November 30, 2008
By Hana Connelly BRONZE, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Hana Connelly BRONZE, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
I'm not mean, just honest. Yes, there's a difference.

Why don’t the blades of grass
Curl away from the flame
How dare the sun
Not hide its head in shame
Why does that tree
Stand so tall
Why don’t the stars
Click off and fall
Your being is twisted
Your body is burned
Life is ending
But the world is preserved

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on Apr. 29 2009 at 5:06 pm
chelchelbear BRONZE, Charleston, West Virginia
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probably the best i have read so far... today... Love It!

on Apr. 4 2009 at 3:05 am
francheeze88 SILVER, Oak Park, Illinois
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on Apr. 4 2009 at 12:38 am
JordanElyse BRONZE, Wasilla, Alaska
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I love this poem.

on Apr. 3 2009 at 11:35 pm
SimplicityDefined GOLD, Rogersville, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell." -C.S. Lewis

That is really quite amazing...if you think about it. I know I never had. The lines "How dare the sun, not hide it's head in shame" Got me I must confess. The were spectacular!

Steph F. said...
on Mar. 20 2009 at 12:31 am
wow that was amazing. Work of art. I was practically hysterical after i read it. Truly its just...u dont see this everyday. I really love it.

on Mar. 4 2009 at 7:09 pm
kissingdawn331 SILVER, Palatine, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"when your hourglass runs out of sand you can't flip it over and start again."(changes weekly so check next weeks l8er)

wow I also have been commenting on poems...yours is one of the best yet thx 4 that

RJDeer said...
on Feb. 27 2009 at 5:45 pm
Wow. I love the rhythm and the word choice. "Click off and fall" really made me catch my breath.

on Dec. 8 2008 at 3:41 pm
I have been reading through poems on this page for quite a while. But this one I seriously needed to stop and comment. Great work, Great Depth, Great truth, Great meaning. <3 Sammiy.