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My Motivation

January 26, 2010
By -Emie- SILVER, Wayland, Massachusetts
-Emie- SILVER, Wayland, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Well-behaved women seldom make history." - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
"Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed." - G.K. Chesterton


I spend everyday
picking up the pieces
of fallen friends
and gluing them back together.

Eventually the glue will melt
and once more they will crumble,
but I will pick them up again.
If only to see them smile.

The author's comments:
I do my best writing at night. This was written around 11 o'clock at night. I was kind up upset/angry. Oddly enough this poem doesn't show that at all.

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on May. 31 2010 at 11:07 am
SwordGirl SILVER, Apex, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life."

-- Winston Chuchill

This is really, really good! It's short, but I understand exactly what you're saying - and it's pretty similar to the free verse that I write. I tend to do it when upset around 11:00, too!

on May. 9 2010 at 3:11 pm
NeverFallTooHard PLATINUM, Hartford, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.~ Rumi
Realisim, in painting, is what one wants to see, not what they really see. ~ Janet Fish

no it doesn't, oddly. usually, you can tell when a writter's mad. Or sad or happy....How are you?

on Feb. 14 2010 at 5:36 pm
Just.A.Dream SILVER, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Part of the J7X team. :)

It's good, & I love the idea of it.

You're right, it doesn't show you are mad at ALL.