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Can We?

March 17, 2014
By Cindy152 SILVER, Medan, Other
Cindy152 SILVER, Medan, Other
8 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'm kinda over getting told to throw my hands up in the air. So there.

Can we build that sand castle the wind blew,
Or fill the bottles we drained?
Will you help me piece these halves to two,
Or is this ending here to stay?

Redraw the lines we erased
Leave some bread crumbs in your wake
But tell me can we retrace,
Out this maze we made?

Why do threads come lose?
Did the sun knew of the moon?
The leaves didn’t grow for winter,
To be green only to wither

The author's comments:
I sat in front of my ex in class today, precisely a year after our breakup. I thought about beginnings and endings : Why do things end?

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Really wonderful. It is. You have a talent. I love this. And I agree with what you asked, "Why do things end?" I'm sure there's a reaon, we just have to find the reason...thanks for sharing this.

on Mar. 25 2014 at 6:10 pm
JohnPaulGeorgeandRingo BRONZE, Scranton, Pennsylvania
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"There is a prospect greater than the sea and that is the Sky. There is a Prospect greater than the Sky and that is the Human Soul." ~Victor Hugo Les Miserables

Wow! Great Poem! It's always nice to find something really really good as the first thing you read

on Mar. 24 2014 at 5:39 pm
Laugh-it-Out PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York, New York
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"Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light" --Dylan Thomas

Wow. Simply breathtaking, and I am not one to lie. This was really great! I loved all the questions and all of the metaphors and things you used to describe the beginnings and endings. Genius! Off to check out more of your work because this was great! Also congrats on the editors choice! This piece really deserved it :) Keep rockin, Liv