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Where I Am From

January 17, 2014
By Weatherby76 PLATINUM, Newtown, Pennsylvania
Weatherby76 PLATINUM, Newtown, Pennsylvania
33 articles 34 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
“The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.” – Douglas Adams

Where I am from,
it is the sullen joy of man

to converse with the moon and the stars, as they break towards the

But moons, stars, horizons are rocks, ash, and

burned things

On what hearts will they carry your burden?
In a gala of constellations

They find you huddling between rocks
Ushering in rocks, ash, and burned things

You give them names and with a tap of eyes

A spark in the hands, they transmogrify in colors,

Principles, and calculations

Errors, faults, and sins
With a pitch of the foot, you cast them outside into the void

Where temperatures fall below your eye level

And the dark floor twists away into dark corners

Where man might linger
Where I am from
In the dark, it the sullen joy of man

to burden

and bless nothing with something

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on Jan. 21 2014 at 9:48 pm
austenite77 GOLD, Appleton, Wisconsin
13 articles 0 photos 58 comments

Favorite Quote:
Die my dear? Why that's the last thing I'll do

This is very abstract, and I had to read it a couple times, but that made it even better. I love and would quote almost every line.