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Patchwork People MAG

January 24, 2022
By TheRareBreed PLATINUM, Lambertville, Michigan
TheRareBreed PLATINUM, Lambertville, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
“The apple doesn't fall far from the tree." I guess that means we're just products of whoever made us and we don't have much control. The thing is, when people use that phrase, they ignore the most critical part: the falling. Within the logic of that saying, the apple falls every single time. Not falling isn't an option. So, if the apple has to fall, the most important question in my mind is what happens to it upon hitting the ground? Does it touch down with barely a scratch? Or does it smash on impact? Two vastly different fates. When you think about it, who cares about its proximity to the tree or what type of tree spawned it? What really makes all the difference, then, is how we land.”
― Val Emmich, Dear Evan Hansen


Patchwork people are works of art

as their memories make their heart

stitch by stitch of a golden thread

proves that they arent dead

see their faults and all they are

and never forget their sewn up scars

scissors may cut and break and tear

but these people arent afraid nor care

sew their scratches, breaks and cuts

and patchwork people are the friends I trust


The author's comments:

I am a patchwork person, stitching pieces of memories, hopes, and dreams. My friends are patchwork people as well. artsy and fun. Do not be afraid to show your patchwork skin, and find those who sew you new parts.


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on Feb. 5 at 10:59 am
CaliFranceGurl648 GOLD, San Diego, California
11 articles 1 photo 125 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I am a California girl, born and raised, so flip-flops and cutoff shorts are my go-to look."

– Meghan Markle

Patchwork person. Well, I'm one too.

Afra DIAMOND said...
on Jan. 25 at 1:40 pm
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
79 articles 7 photos 1682 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can’t ask other people to believe you and vote for you if you don’t back yourself."
-Jacinda Ardern-

"If I can make someone's day brighter, happier, better, that makes me happier."
-Ava Max-

"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

"A Bridge Has Two Sides."
-Elsa- (Fictional character- Frozen)

“I knew who I was as a girl but I had to find who I was as a woman.”
-Delta Goodrem-

The messages which you convey through your poems, especially this one, affect the lives of a lot of readers positively. The way you symbolised things in this poem makes us analyse deeper and get the message right into our hearts. Keep writing ✍🏻 ✨ 😊