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Eclipsed Past

November 17, 2015
By Adia16 GOLD, Nampa, Idaho
Adia16 GOLD, Nampa, Idaho
16 articles 7 photos 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Sing like no one's listening, Dance like no ones watching, Love like you've never been hurt."-Unknown

Burdened with a heavy heart,
I decide it's time to start,
A shattered dream to become anew.
In the soft damp grass, settled the late night dew.

It's time to dance at last,
Ignoring pain from my past.
Blasts of happiness surge in my chest,
Taking the pain, loneness and putting it to rest.
This happiness, I have craved for years,
Brings me to tears the ribbon swirling, increasing the yearning.
I keep turning under the red moon as it hides in the shadows.

I collapse exhausted with only the greatest feelings for the following tomorrow.
The vast ocean of pure emotion, will lie in the past by eclipsed sorrows.
Wallowing for the countless days to come before me.

The author's comments:

This was during my first week of college. I was having a hard time adjusting carrying the pain of my past. Until I took my ribbion out into the night, as I watched the red full moon perform  a eclipse. For the first time I ribbion danced in public and I didn't care what they thought. It was the most freeing and amazing experiance I ever had. This image is not my own, it fits my message and emotions in this poem. 

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on Jan. 29 2016 at 2:01 pm
Maculate_Dream DIAMOND, Riverside, California
71 articles 0 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have not failed, I just found 10,000 ways to not succeed.

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Beautifully written, neatly structured, although some rhymes here and there, but all in all, I like this poem, good job.