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A Marvelous Word MAG

August 21, 2010
By BrightBurningCampeador PLATINUM, Portland, Oregon
BrightBurningCampeador PLATINUM, Portland, Oregon
42 articles 11 photos 333 comments

I was reading a very good book today
When I saw a marvelous word.
It danced and it sang
And it leaped
Up above my sight.
With a smile on my lips,
I said it out loud.
It curled through my throat
And flicked off my tongue,
Into the warm noon air.
Twirling and blurring into the distance,
Until there was naught to be seen.
But its wonderful sound has been echoing ever since,
And probably always will.

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This article has 11 comments.

on Oct. 17 2011 at 6:59 pm
RayBaytheDinosaur GOLD, Hampton, South Carolina
18 articles 17 photos 159 comments

Favorite Quote:
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

lol this is awesome =) it made me smile


on Sep. 17 2011 at 12:39 am
Love.Hate.Passion., Spring Valley, Illinois
0 articles 0 photos 356 comments

Favorite Quote:
~Hope. Faith. Love~
~Be proud of who you are.You are all unique in a different way.~
~I WILL NOT fade into oblivion , and become less than
a distant memory.~

Congrats on making it in the mag! Yet another great poem , which leads me to believe this is one of your many forte's. I remember reading this , and it made me smile. Awesome work :)

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on Sep. 14 2011 at 1:46 pm
leafy, City, Other
0 articles 0 photos 682 comments

Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

I love this personification! Nice Jon on getting published! 5/5

on Sep. 2 2011 at 6:09 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2206 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"

I have read two of your poems so far, and they are both extremely precious :)

on Aug. 21 2011 at 12:43 am
RandomInspiration GOLD, Schulenburg, Texas
10 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
Laugh as much as you breathe, and love as long as you live <3

Five stars!

on Jul. 19 2011 at 3:02 pm
BrightBurningCampeador PLATINUM, Portland, Oregon
42 articles 11 photos 333 comments
Thanks for all the positive feedback, guys.

on Jul. 19 2011 at 1:14 pm
ohheyyyelli SILVER, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
5 articles 3 photos 178 comments
This is so perfect! Great description and very relatable. Love this so much I'm glad it was published[:

on Jul. 14 2011 at 11:39 am
redhairCat PLATINUM, Pebble Beach, California
47 articles 20 photos 411 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I can do anything!"

Congrats on being published in the mag!

on Jul. 5 2011 at 12:07 am
Garnet77 PLATINUM, Sinagpore, Other
31 articles 6 photos 577 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everything's a triangle." ~ My mother

"Write what you love, write what you care about, because sometimes, it's the easiest way to be heard."

The description you use here is magnificent. I love it, and it's clear to picture what you mean in my head. :)

on Jul. 1 2011 at 8:42 pm
TwasBrilling BRONZE, Staunton, Va, Virginia
4 articles 0 photos 79 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of the dusk" -H.W. Hegel

"Words are our most inexhaustable source of magic' -Albus Dumbledore

I absolutely love your descriptive language in this poem! 5 stars!

on Oct. 3 2010 at 2:05 pm
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
67 articles 0 photos 336 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

exactly how i feel when i read! great job