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When this poem felt eternal...

June 2, 2009
By KICK3593 PLATINUM, Roslyn Heights, New York
KICK3593 PLATINUM, Roslyn Heights, New York
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I could have sworn I knew.
I must have thought I was a genius.
I could have sworn I knew.
There was the buzzing in myself
That invoked to scribble such words.
I knew there was something important,
I could have sworn I knew
Something there.
If only I could freeze the world
And Be Holy Forever. I would give anything.

But that would be giving everything.

I felt the euphoria, I know there was truth,
For in anger, passion, there is the truth.
For in extension, journey and the dismay
Of your interpretations,
There lies yourself
And your materials, milling about
In the void you claim is for fulfilling.

"I Have Seen Death... Oh, forget it."
"No, No. Go On. What Happened?"

The author's comments:
A poem about poetry sounds so unoriginal and foul and faulty and deformed, like the child of a brother and sister. But it's not!

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ray_morgan_ said...
on Feb. 27 2022 at 6:06 pm
ray_morgan_, Bellingham, Washington
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I relate to this so much omg

on Dec. 7 2021 at 4:29 pm
ILiveToRead PLATINUM, Wailuku, Hawaii
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Something in me just clicked. Unspoken. But still rings loudly in my mind, this is a very touching poem, nice "Author comment" I love it all

on Sep. 24 2019 at 2:27 pm
Giuliawrites GOLD, Muscat, Other
14 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
»"Everything that happens, you write it," he said.
"Everything I write happens" was the answer. »
The Neverending story,
Michael Ende

im in love with this poem!!!

mil13 BRONZE said...
on Oct. 19 2018 at 12:00 pm
mil13 BRONZE, Springboro, Pennsylvania
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this is awesome

on Oct. 4 2018 at 1:59 pm
Shayla.Long DIAMOND, Louisville, Kentucky
52 articles 1 photo 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Teenagers only have to focus on themselves - its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist."- Jennifer Lawrence

I love how repetition and rhyme was used in this poem. I love love love this. Beautiful!

on Jun. 26 2009 at 5:09 am
KICK3593 PLATINUM, Roslyn Heights, New York
49 articles 0 photos 74 comments
The only word I can think of is entertained. You entertain me with your kindness. I think that is a good thing. I hope you are not forced along some guideline to say these kind things about all my poems, but I thank you endearingly.

on Jun. 21 2009 at 2:00 am
xXsmileXx PLATINUM, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Your dreams only become intangible when you stop reaching" ~me ;)

Interesting. And isn't it funny when you find yourself writing about things you mock others for? Keep it up.