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Jane Austen Heroine MAG

August 18, 2009
By karen_xo PLATINUM, West Chester, Pennsylvania
karen_xo PLATINUM, West Chester, Pennsylvania
48 articles 7 photos 29 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working."
— Pablo Picasso

You let fall again those tears hidden so
long beneath shiny surfaces, and think
of the long-ago whispered promises
hanging in the darkness now, the days spent
writing love letters you throw into
the flames today. Old tears and new, smearing
ink on diary pages, extinguish
the old fire. You remember the pitch
black night, wild thoughts running through your mind,
feeling as though your feet would not touch the
ground, with no stars or moon to guide you, just
sweaty palms and a candle that the wind
blew out. All you want is a day without
broken hearts, but all you see is time gone
by, silence that let truth become a lie.

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This article has 6 comments.

on May. 6 2010 at 8:10 am
KaliKilledKarma BRONZE, Bradyville, Tennessee
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This was amazing, really. I could see myself inside the poem. Great job!

on May. 5 2010 at 11:04 am
StevieRene SILVER, Magnolia, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Everyone will hurt you, you have to decide who is worth it
- Bob Marley

Moving. brava brava


CarolynQ GOLD said...
on May. 1 2010 at 4:14 pm
CarolynQ GOLD, Manalapan, New Jersey
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i can imagine myself within your creation.  this is such a well thought out and beautiful poem. let me know what you think of my poetry :)

on Apr. 30 2010 at 9:20 pm
sparkofheart GOLD, Plymouth, Minnesota
16 articles 2 photos 253 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Always" - Severus Snape

wow sooooooo beautiful!!! i love it i can really relate to what you were feeling if it was based on experience. and if not, you hit the nail right on the head :) amazing job keep it up!

on Apr. 30 2010 at 6:15 pm
aliveonink GOLD, Rochester, Minnesota
10 articles 0 photos 27 comments
Wow this poem is beautiful!

Jennax3 SILVER said...
on Aug. 25 2009 at 9:47 pm
Jennax3 SILVER, Palos Verdes Estates, California
6 articles 0 photos 113 comments
Oh my gosh, this is absolutely amazing! I really love the format of it :]