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A Day


Author: wovenwords
ASL Info:    19/F/Washington
Elite Ratio:    2.46 - 108 /303 /189
Words: 94
Class/Type: Poetry /Misc
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A Day



A man is floating, limbs akimbo
or
walking across a strap
taut between two trees, thin as air.

A shy crow,
an iridescent, black coat,
a paradox.

A rusting pot in
an open window,
crunchy weeds.

A branch,
stooping low,
dripping quiet droplets
of acid rain
into a deep puddle below.

Two Mexican men
looking down,
hesitating,
as they pass on the bridge.

A boisterous sneeze
echoes
through the gargantuan hall.

Walking through a swarm
of fleas,
one lands on my poem
and refuses to leave.




Submitted on 2010-05-02 20:42:05     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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  I'm not even going to try to pretend like I understand this. I think I read it three or so times, still at a loss here. Its a good thing to make people think about what they've just read, but come on.....

Hmm.

So, this is what my thoughts give me. Some guy is walking a thin tight line in between two trees, a crow foreshadows death. Hmmm..The two mexicans are scared to walk across the bridge hovering over deadly acid rain, one of them sneezes and kills the man concentrating on walking the line. Thats probably wrong, but its all i've got. I didn't know fleas were attracting to rotting bodies. I thought that was maggots and flies. Oh well.

Great piece none the less. Don't let my confusion stunt you, lol. Have an amazing day.

(I believe it should be "sneeze" not plural, though.)

--Daisy
| Posted on 2010-05-05 00:00:00 | by sensetofeel | [ Reply to This ]
  I FREAKIN' LOVE THIS.
The way you descirbe and compare is awesome.
:]
I love. Keep writing, keeep writing.
| Posted on 2010-05-04 00:00:00 | by xxiknownowxx | [ Reply to This ]
  I kind of got it but at the same time I didn't... but I liked the style...

Did the two Mexican men want to commit suicide? is that what you were foreshadowing...?

scary O.o

keep writing
istalkmurdoch
| Posted on 2010-05-04 00:00:00 | by istalkmurdoch | [ Reply to This ]


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