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I Am Lost MAG

June 4, 2012
By StarlitSunrise DIAMOND, Clemmons, North Carolina
StarlitSunrise DIAMOND, Clemmons, North Carolina
56 articles 0 photos 253 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing." ~Camille Pissarro

The words land with a thud
And clumsily position themselves
Between unspoken hurt and pounding silences
They sit expectantly, waiting for the show
But there is none
There is no soothing reply to appease them
No how-to book or steps to follow
No way in or out or over or around
No gentle lie
Or simple truth
Nothing but what has been so clearly known
So clearly enunciated in the silent darkness
Of a lonely mind
And a wandering heart
There is nothing to say to three simple words
“I am lost”

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"You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye." (Matthew 7:5) and "All the poeple who supported slavery were free, all the people who support abortion live..."

Love. Awesome imagery. Just...you took my words. I can't even...comprehend...beautiful.

on Nov. 21 2013 at 12:40 am
Beautifully written. Such creativity and broad ways of expressing these emotions in words powerful in a short poem. Ingenious. Clearly deserved the eyes of magazine readers everywhere.

on Feb. 18 2013 at 3:22 am
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Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift; that's why they call it the present"

whoa! :) this is one comment you should treasure! :) (81 years old!!) good work, btw.  4/5

on Feb. 17 2013 at 10:22 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

Amazing.... Especially like the first line :D

Felix said...
on Nov. 6 2012 at 10:43 am
As an 81 year old retired English teacher and poet, currently teaching a course in modern poetry at our senior center, I am truly excited by the creativity and insights of the young people engaged in the art of composing a poem and with their success in honing such fine work. They are  also lucky to have outlets for their work like Teen Ink.