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Seven Shades

January 5, 2012
By Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.


I’ve been scribbled on this page,
In seven shades of black and gray.
My demented author signs his name,
And all at once my colors fade.

I’ve been cheated on this page,
By seven shades of another name.
Since my paper heart was broken,
My pages haven’t turned the same.

I’ve been rusting on this page,
In seven shades of mold and decay.
And a tiny hint of aquamarine,
Taken from the plumber on Toilet Day.

I’ve been easing off this page,
In seven shades of ache and pain.
I’m off to find a poet who won’t,
Inscribe me in such a ruthless way.

And if such a poet I can’t find,
I’ll limp back to my former page.
And splatter myself below his name,
In seven shades of black and gray.


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on Jun. 27 2014 at 6:55 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

Thank you captain.

on Jun. 25 2014 at 9:45 am
Miss_Orange SILVER, Makati, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm OK, I'm Fine and I'm alright are the greatest lies people tell each other everyday." By Me.

I would not find it cocky as others would but it does help show your modesty, of which you are greatly so. but know that whether you agree or not, I will always think that this deserves an abundance of reviews and a universe full of stars. :) 

on Jun. 24 2014 at 5:24 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

I think I'd sound cocky if I agree with you and I dont want to sound cocky....

on Jun. 23 2014 at 3:49 am
Miss_Orange SILVER, Makati, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm OK, I'm Fine and I'm alright are the greatest lies people tell each other everyday." By Me.

I like how this has a nice rythym to it. this deserves more rates and comments! 

Direflame said...
on Jun. 4 2013 at 7:35 pm
Amazingly deep poem by a master of the arts, one thing bothers me though, the truth that a single word change could change the whole story, the change from page, to cage. [At least in the last stanza.]

on Mar. 25 2013 at 9:38 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

Receive???

on Mar. 25 2013 at 9:37 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

We'll gladly recieve all characters so long as we recieve you too Captain. Submit to us! Submit to us!!!

on Mar. 22 2013 at 8:19 pm
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

  Preferences § 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - = Backspace   Tab q w e r t y u i o p [ ]   Return     capslock a s d f g h j k l ; ' \   shift ` z x c v b n m , . / shift     English     Deutsch   Español   Français   Italiano   Português   Русский   alt alt   ye Preferences Yes, boosflash, it's me, I have returned! Thank you so very much for the warm welcome!!! College has kept me busy and unfortunately away from my writing! But, hopefully I will be able to get some new pieces submitted soon! I have missed you all too!    Lots of love <3 despurlock   P.S. Sorry for the weird characters/ formatting in my replies...I'm not sure what is going on!

on Mar. 22 2013 at 3:29 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

WHAAATTTT!!!??? Is that....DESPURLOCK?!?!?!. We dont know how you got here, BUT WE MISSED YOU SOOO MUCH!!! Forever loved Captain, forever loved.

on Mar. 21 2013 at 11:29 pm
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

  Preferences § 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - = Backspace   Tab q w e r t y u i o p [ ]   Return     capslock a s d f g h j k l ; ' \   shift ` z x c v b n m , . / shift     English     Deutsch   Español   Français   Italiano   Português   Русский   alt alt     Preferences I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE the last stanza and the repetition of "seven shades" througout. Another fantastic piece!

on Jan. 18 2012 at 7:11 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

LOL I know I am... :)

on Jan. 18 2012 at 12:09 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

Thanks! Ya know,you're really awesome right about now.

on Jan. 17 2012 at 7:55 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

I love it Boosflash! :)

on Jan. 17 2012 at 9:57 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

And you are so awesome!

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jan. 17 2012 at 6:54 am
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

You are so welcome!

on Jan. 16 2012 at 9:22 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

My love, my love, I am so sorry for not respondating sooner. I am thanking you SO VERY MUCH for timing the take to commmentate. Uh...dont remeber talking about an english class so.....I guess its going great :) Fait ta danse.

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 10:45 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

This is very good! Love it! :) It reminds me of me and my writing. How's your English class going this year?