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The Aftertaste

March 10, 2010
By thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

It comes and goes
One here, one gone
They arrive, they depart
Some dents bigger than others.
The cycle is repetitive,
If not tedious.
Occurrences are regular.
Used so much it’s worn down
Bit, chewed, swallowed,
Until all that’s left is the aftertaste.

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hannah109 said...
on May. 20 2010 at 5:57 pm
brilliant! i am utterly speechless. all i have to say is...BRILLIANT! :-)

vamplover said...
on May. 20 2010 at 5:56 pm
beautiful. i love the image you metaphorically create. it takes a real poet to understand how to do that. great job!!

90210girl said...
on May. 20 2010 at 5:55 pm
perfectly written. like a true poet. LOVE IT!!!

gossipgirl said...
on May. 20 2010 at 5:54 pm
such powerful words in a short space! every word is a prize. i love thisss :)

jill456 said...
on Apr. 12 2010 at 10:25 pm
this really made me think. i wonder what you were thinking when you wrote this? that last line really hit me hard...thats how powerful your words are. keep writing...i cant wait for more!

on Apr. 11 2010 at 9:51 pm
Pitiful_Anonymous PLATINUM, New Cumberland, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"and all you f***ers go beep beep beep in cheap,plastic cars. If It's to dumb to see or say you'll still sing it, and I'll just cue the applause" - Marilyn Manson

I like this alot... Specifically how you can apply it to different things, instead of it being set on one specific time,place,person,food,etc. Good job!

Venus_Queen said...
on Apr. 11 2010 at 9:07 pm
This is good. But i just didnt really get into it....

Jan-o Wizard said...
on Mar. 28 2010 at 7:31 pm

What are you referring to here? As a poet, I have to assume that your work has a more figurative focus than merely food.

Are you referring to thoughts? Relationships? The days of your life?

A good poem causes the reader to sit and muse about its meaning. That's what I'm doing here.