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Shrinking Violet

May 24, 2012
By ninjamuffin SILVER, Billings, Montana
ninjamuffin SILVER, Billings, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
"People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway."
Mother Teresa

Words sparkle in my mind like diamonds,
Longing to be shown.
For a moment, I imagine releasing them.
I see them suspended in the air,
Glittering, but fading fast.
Unreceived, they crash to the floor, shattering.
They were only glass after all.
I hold my tongue and wait for the silence to drive you away.

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on Nov. 3 2012 at 5:59 pm
Stella_Val_Illicia GOLD, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people angry and been widely regarded as a bad idea."
--Douglas Adams

I think we all experience this sort of feeling. I know I do. I will say something a little odd, because I'm an odd person, and the other person will just look at me like I'm insane, and my words will have no meaning. You have put a brilliant metaphor into a true idea. Congrats! This is a wonderful poem.