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Eavesdropper MAG

December 6, 2010
By sophi BRONZE, Syria, Virginia
sophi BRONZE, Syria, Virginia
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Like a moth
Gray in the darkness
Creeping close
On gentle toes
Shadows creaking
Barely breathing
Poised for flight
With wings uplifted
Voices, murmurs
The door unyielding
Footsteps beating
Heart pounding
Silence forgotten

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This is an amazing poem! I loved the imagery:) Could you please comment on my work?

on Jan. 9 2012 at 7:28 pm
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This is very good! You're imagery is amazing and even though it is a shortish poem I got wrapped up in it and felt like I was about to be caught eavesdropping! Great poem! And if you get a chance please check out some of my work. Thanks :)

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on Jan. 9 2012 at 2:37 pm
HaleyS. GOLD, Byram, Mississippi
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This really made me imagine what it's like to eavesdrop. reallyreallygood job!

on Sep. 30 2011 at 3:56 pm
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Great imagery and word choice. :)