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I wish I could see. . .

October 15, 2011
By Studio_Riet GOLD, Tonasket, Washington
Studio_Riet GOLD, Tonasket, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
" Times you see, is a little arrangement that man has made for himself to try to measure the immeasurable mysteries of life." -Calypso to Ulysses (Bernard Evslin.)
"You don't have a soul, you are a soul. You have a body" - CS Lewis

I wish I could see
The change so many have tried.

I wish I could see
All tears we have cried.

I wish I could see
So many things:

The past
The future
The times I've succeeded
The times others tried
The ones I miss
The ones I'll never see again

I wish I could see
My life flash before me

I wish I could see
What I've so wanted to see

I wish I could see me

The author's comments:
Almost a riddle, this odd piece was composed for a creature not unlike myself. In confinement, this being wants to succeed at what others around her have failed, and to know what she looks like.

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This article has 3 comments.

on Feb. 13 2012 at 1:34 pm
Behind_a_Plastic_Smile GOLD, Roseville, California
17 articles 1 photo 129 comments

Favorite Quote:
"if you're not 1st you're last"

its beautifully thought out :)

on Jan. 18 2012 at 6:33 pm
MiKaylaMarie BRONZE, Billings, Montana
4 articles 0 photos 14 comments
very good:)

on Jan. 11 2012 at 2:49 pm
TheHangingGirl BRONZE, Winter Haven, Florida
1 article 1 photo 250 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Poets utter great and wise things that they themselves can not comprehend."

I'd be scared to see me.... But very thoughtful poem.