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Fiery Peridot and Peeling Stickers

July 20, 2010
By MumblingMelanie DIAMOND, Jackson, Missouri
MumblingMelanie DIAMOND, Jackson, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
Don't be a victim; be a titan.

We have settled.
We’ve lost our will,
Our words and our thoughts.
We’ve forgotten our ambition;
Can’t remember what we are.
A cry is quieted
By a haunting glance.
A laugh is lost
In the echoing silence.
Sit quietly and stare straight ahead:
This world is no place for emotion.
And this life is no place
For imagination.

The author's comments:
"A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free."
--Nikos Kazantzakis

Yeah, I know it's short, but I said what I needed to.

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