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The Way of the World MAG

September 9, 2008
By PixeY BRONZE, Cupertino, California
PixeY BRONZE, Cupertino, California
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What is the way of the world?
Wondered man to the vastness above him

Chase me
Cried the sun to the moon
Energize me
Asked the tree of the sun
Grow me
Told the fruit to the tree
Feed me
Begged the animal to the fruit
Discard me
Said the seed to the animal
Grow in me
Offered the ground to the seed
Catch me
Called the water to the ground
Form me
Breathed the cloud to the water
Hide me
Said the moon to the cloud
Chase me … called the sun to the moon …

The miracles happened
As they do every day
But this time
Man was curious

He drew a circle with his finger
In the dirt
He looked up
Into the shining sky of stars
And he pondered the secrets of the Universe

Then he stood up
Went into his shelter

And turned the television set on …

While outside
A million miles away
Chase me
Sang the sun to the moon

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This article has 4 comments.

on May. 29 2012 at 5:23 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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I like the rhythm and repetition- it echoes the rhythms and patterns of nature. Good work.

on May. 14 2010 at 5:25 pm
iknowyourheart BRONZE, Casper, Wyoming
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Favorite Quote:
"And I'll borrow words from all my favorite paragraphs to write a ballad while we say the things we hope would mean the most to me and each letter sent I've found in the pages of hope for the days when I feel like I've lost everything."-mayday parade

I love the part about the sun and the moon...

on May. 13 2010 at 7:32 pm
AWESOME! That was really good, especially it all conected.

anaisp15 GOLD said...
on May. 12 2010 at 6:26 am
anaisp15 GOLD, Batavia, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
And in the music we find ourself

I LOVE IT!!!!!! I like how you made it like a circle with the ''chase me sang the sun to the moon.'' Please read my poems and post a comment.