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Distant Star

August 18, 2009
By Zero_K DIAMOND, Moosic, Pennsylvania
Zero_K DIAMOND, Moosic, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Life's no fun if you're not insane, otherwise you grow up to be an accountant." -Moi

A shining star
glitters from afar
a distant midnight sun
a million constellations whirl
all disappear but one
Years swirl by
as time unfurls
but distant still you gleam
I wish I could collect the dust
of generations in between

The author's comments:
Have you ever had a hero from an older generation? Someone you idolized but they died long before you got the chance to meet them? That's kind of what this could be about, though I wasn't really thinking anything while I was writing it.

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This article has 6 comments.

on Aug. 31 2009 at 3:39 pm
you rock my socks off, zero! this is exploding with talent and awesomeness. the rhythm is really good and i love how it totally makes sense and is so deep. keep it up!

on Aug. 27 2009 at 6:25 am
BannedGeekII SILVER, Commack, New York
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Beautiful. I'm speechless.

on Aug. 26 2009 at 11:24 am
Electricity PLATINUM, Bradenton, Florida
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Wow, you really amaze me! I looove your work. You have true talent my friend ^^ And what i like about you is that you are naturaly a gréât writer, not a wannabe writer. Keep up thé fantastic job! :D

on Aug. 25 2009 at 9:32 pm
a_bunch_of_nuns, Unknown, Wisconsin
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I like the rhythm in this poem, and the thoughts about it afterwards. I have a 'hero' from an older generation, and although they may be long gone, it's funny how they are still thought of, still, as you put it, idolized. And this poem...I see what you mean. :)

on Aug. 25 2009 at 8:42 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
26 articles 0 photos 493 comments

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

Brilliant. I loved how you brought a different meaning after you wrote it, but to me it was just about stars. Still, both meanings apply, and I like yours better.

on Aug. 25 2009 at 7:00 pm
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
17 articles 0 photos 568 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

i honestly just love your work. i like this poem because of all the room for imagination, and the format and content is just great :) i like your explanation on why you wrote it to...i have felt like that! you explained it perfectly. the ending is for sure my favorite part :) keep writing Zero...i love your work.