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Shell Graveyard MAG

September 21, 2013
By Blynn SILVER, Waco, Texas
Blynn SILVER, Waco, Texas
9 articles 0 photos 97 comments

But the odd assortment of seashells
Caught in a pool just out of reach of the low tide
Thousands upon thousands of broken shells.
A strange beauty is held

An eerie “How?” echoed from the thousands of voices
that have uttered that question too
A shell graveyard.
Yes, the only words fitting to this
Almost as if every mollusk
obediently stops here to die.
Mimics the cycle of life –

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on Dec. 9 2013 at 10:35 am
TanviKusum DIAMOND, Gurgaon, Other
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Favorite Quote:
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
Orison Swett Marden

"The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say." - Anais Nin

we speak in hushed voices so as to not wake our memories

This was beautiful and heartfelt! :)

Blynn SILVER said...
on Dec. 8 2013 at 11:11 am
Blynn SILVER, Waco, Texas
9 articles 0 photos 97 comments
Thanks so  much!

on Dec. 8 2013 at 3:15 am
poetic.eyes PLATINUM, Everson, Washington
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I like how this perspective is different, or at least for me it is! It made me think for a moment and agree. Very well writen as well, it flows nicely!

on Dec. 3 2013 at 1:06 pm
City_Of_Angels PLATINUM, West Des Moines, Iowa
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I really like this one...though it's not really one I like reading. Can't wait to read more from you.