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January 21, 2009
By Caligirl SILVER, Denver, Colorado
Caligirl SILVER, Denver, Colorado
7 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Unplug the scorching lamp
that is the day

A black sheet of onyx
stretches itself across the sky
Hiding the worn day
bruised purple and orange

Expand into an arm of the creamy couch

Splash down the pipes
With the misty bath water

Bend into the rise and run
Of oiled steps

Let the line where lip meets cleft
Become the edge of truth
For snapdragons
in the yard

This house
is me.

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on Sep. 17 2011 at 11:24 am
livelovesmile GOLD, Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
I am like a star burst. A juicy contradiction. I'm hard to figure out, but when you get to my center, your suprised! It's not what you thought it would be, huh.

Well written with very nice imagery. Well done!

Please comment and rate my new poem "Safe On A Cloud"!! And some of my other poems, because I'm new to TeenInk: "Girl Next Door", "Captured by Reflections" and "Longing For Those Days" ! 

I would really appreciate it! Thanks!


Gise J. :) said...
on Jan. 13 2010 at 7:39 am
Truly amazing!

I really like you writting it's so... descriptive

on Sep. 7 2009 at 2:52 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

Love the language you used, my favourite is the first two stanzas, they make the most sense to me. Really original! Amazing!

Anblue SILVER said...
on Aug. 12 2009 at 6:29 am
Anblue SILVER, Houston, Texas
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I like the set up, it makes it unique. Mine are all simply written

foxy101 BRONZE said...
on Aug. 9 2009 at 3:11 am
foxy101 BRONZE, Ballymoney, Other
4 articles 0 photos 1 comment
definitely a true poet

on Jul. 21 2009 at 11:34 pm
Sara-Zee PLATINUM, Tigard, Oregon
30 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
“We’re not playing pokemon here, you don’t have to flip out okay?”

-Jack Barakat from All Time Low

Beautiful use of words. My favorite is the second stanza.

on Jul. 20 2009 at 9:21 pm
Hannah Rosenzweig BRONZE, San Francisco, California
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luv the second to last stanza. i think its the best one tho overall a good poem

julzbulz said...
on Jul. 17 2009 at 11:02 pm
This is a really beautiful and powerful piece. I applaud the author and recognize true talent in her.