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Dying Under These Lights

May 31, 2011
By SaintJamesHallow PLATINUM, Sequim, Washington
SaintJamesHallow PLATINUM, Sequim, Washington
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Hello to the city,
A glorious wonder of specters.
Approaching it with awe
Would be an understatement.
The orange lights illuminating the concrete,
The buildings tremble over you.
A lunatic would be frantic,
The giants of the city never leave, they follow.
The blocks are endless,
A map could lose itself.
The steam and smoke topple over towers,
Filling the air smugly.
A mixture of culture and it's food
Collide with the essence of the air.
The smell of the city,
It's iconic like Coca Cola.
I drink it endlessly,
If it was always available to me.
Present me a city,
I'll show you it's pride.
A tribe unshaken,
A family forever.
The city never sleeps,
When you do, Keep one eye open.

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Ollieanne said...
on Aug. 8 2012 at 3:17 pm
Ollieanne, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." -Harriet Tubman

I love the last lines "The city never sleeps/ when you do, Keep one eye open." You're a great writer!:)

on Jul. 6 2011 at 6:17 pm
secrets_of_silence GOLD, Gisborne, Other
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Favorite Quote:
life had i loved the more
had it but passed away
as quietly as the day
ebbs from the darkening star.

-emanuel litvinoff

this is well written, chaotic like a city can be