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Liars are easy to find MAG

March 30, 2013
By Celine1901 SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
Celine1901 SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
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Messages from the cerebral cortex
Travel the maze of nerves
Up the glistening lining of my throat
The initial thought
Is a spastic reaction
Causing lips to curve
Revealing white teeth
Flecked with moisture

Slipping tenderly from my mouth,
Drenched in shadow,
To the ground
Picking themselves up,

They quiver,
Anticipating the slow
Seeping from corners of
Fissured lips

They travel along the spirals
Of conflicting nerves
Up the elevator of my spine
Twisting the double helix
To the roof of my mouth

In the ridges of my nerves
The cavities of my teeth,
They wait as
I open my mouth

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Koko19990 said...
on Dec. 16 2014 at 2:29 pm
Koko19990, San Diego, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Music Is For People Who Can't Handle Their Own Thoughts"

Great Poetry :)

on Apr. 5 2013 at 10:03 am
Celine1901 SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 7 comments
Thanks so much! I really appreciate it:)

nescaping GOLD said...
on Apr. 5 2013 at 8:39 am
nescaping GOLD, Corning, New York
15 articles 8 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Loyalty to petrified opinion never broke a chain or freed a human soul."—Mark Twain

Well it takes one to know one, I suppose! Your diction is flawless, and your adjectives add so much to the image you're trying to convey. Awesome work! Great concept, too. :) 

Celine1901 said...
on Apr. 4 2013 at 9:56 pm
Thanks so much! I really appreciate it!

on Apr. 4 2013 at 9:22 am
bellariptor PLATINUM, Lexington, Massachusetts
25 articles 70 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
Poetry is the soundtrack to my life, the lyrics are my thoughts accompanied by the melody of my emotions.

Really intersting, intriguing idea. Nice job with the diction, especially verbs.