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wanted: poets

January 20, 2013
By paleteenager PLATINUM, Fountain Hills, Arizona
paleteenager PLATINUM, Fountain Hills, Arizona
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can you promise to keep
your sugar-coated words
dripping with poetic tendencies
for the days when my heart
needs to remember your passion?

perhaps if you could save
your lovely syntax for a time
when only carefully placed
adjectives can mend my composure,
and delirious rhymes are
the only medicine to my sadness,
your precious breaths would be

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 8 2013 at 4:40 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

This is why poets are poets. You've nailed it. I love this one.

on Apr. 5 2013 at 8:05 pm
StarlitSunrise DIAMOND, Clemmons, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing." ~Camille Pissarro

  Very creative! This is so relatable for me, as I think it would be for many others on this site. I loved the lines. “when only carefully placed // adjectives can mend my composure,”.