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Oh, what a lovely hat you wear

October 15, 2009
By Grania PLATINUM, Portland, Maine
Grania PLATINUM, Portland, Maine
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Oh, what a lovely hat you wear
big little miss
with the silver hair
look how it orbits
your sad droopy ears
like dust rings
orbiting gaseous spheres
Look at that war-torn
scarlet feather
battered in righteously
screaming weather
Look at the flowers
that bloom on the brim
like your mind were
nutrients rich to them
Look at that mind there
under that hat!
Huffing and stuffing
This into That
This is the world
of the childhood fille
when fashion was fashion
and moi was me
That is le monde
of the baseball hat
where mother is busy
and father is fat.
By ça and cette
and silk and pearl
the world is young
and you but a girl
but culture is as culture does
and leisure sits
where culture was.
To velvet and feather
and flower and color:
I love you, and
never will love another.

The author's comments:
This is about the sadness I feel over the loss of unique cultures around the world.

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lshem BRONZE said...
on Jun. 4 2012 at 7:18 pm
lshem BRONZE, Burien, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
\"When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.\"
- Unknown

i really like it <3


on Mar. 22 2011 at 8:56 am
HeatherBee BRONZE, I Live In, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Go on and try to tear me down. I will be rising from the ground, like a skyscraper

Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect

awww i love this :3 nice word choice, the whole thing is very lovely

on Jul. 23 2010 at 11:53 am
lizzymwrites GOLD, Miami, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
The only people for me are the mad ones... the ones who never yawn and say a commonplace thing but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow Roman candles exploding like spiders against the stars." - Jack Kerouac

Wow. I adored it. It's just... yeah.

songbird GOLD said...
on Jan. 4 2010 at 5:25 pm
songbird GOLD, Norwich, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
"He who chooses me must hazard all he hath"-William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice

I looooovvveee this!!! its so creative!!! keep writing!!!

on Oct. 27 2009 at 6:14 pm
CuteCourt101 SILVER, Newark, Delaware
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Favorite Quote:
"Acting like someone else is a waste of who you are!" ~Unknown

thats a really awesome poem!

on Oct. 26 2009 at 3:17 pm
firefly116 BRONZE, Southern Pines, North Carolina
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so cute! (but not really a lymerick)

on Oct. 23 2009 at 4:10 pm
Grania PLATINUM, Portland, Maine
33 articles 0 photos 79 comments
Aw, thanks!

Alix:) BRONZE said...
on Oct. 22 2009 at 3:11 pm
Alix:) BRONZE, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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woah thats cool:) i like you:)