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Another Chance

September 4, 2012
By DanceOfBlades PLATINUM, Springfield, Virginia
DanceOfBlades PLATINUM, Springfield, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is alchemy's first Law of Equivalent Exchange."

My only gift has become a curse,
Enchanting, distant, endless,
Flies with me; upon each leaf,
Whispers a thought to my ear,
Until a new idea,
Succumbs into mind,
And forms like a flower,
All because of a bud,
Never meant to be planted,
And still seems daunting,
Though it never vanished,
Through fire or age,
Followed me through time,
And bloomed,
In truth this evil sprout,
Grasped to me forever,
For the sake of the coming,
Dawning to another door.

The author's comments:
From time to time, I thought I just couldn't write; everyone was so much better, I wanted to give up on it. Until I realized it was a talent, and like all talents, it had to be perfected over time.

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on Sep. 17 2012 at 9:29 pm
CelebrateDifferences, Long Island, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“Gods of Olympus.” Piper stared at Leo. “What happened to you?”
His hair was greased back. He had welding goggles on his forehead, a lipstick mark on his cheek, tattoos all over his arms, and a T-shirt that read HOT STUFF, BAD BOY, and TEAM LEO.
“Long story,” he said.”

This intricate poem truly is full of talent.