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    dots Submission Name: Sussurusdots
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    Author: drowning_queen
    Elite Ratio:    5.44 - 245/270/52
    Words: 97
    Class/Type: Poetry/Longing
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       Inspired by the poetry of Margaret Atwood.


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    dotsSussurusdots
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    This is the way it starts
    The way you move
    Not like the wind through the thick tree branches
    Not like my breath on your skin
    Heavy
    The weight of analysis like water or metal
    Your feet are leaded
    Your heart, your eyes
    You’ve planted yourself in cement
    In words and sentences
    I stick myself to your rationalizations
    I rip at my own absence of depth to see you
    You sink like boulders
    My blades of grass float above you
    Lamenting
    I am shallow and wasted
    Lost in the firmament without you to ground me




    Submitted on 2005-03-17 18:52:23     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      thick, lead, cement, sink, boulders, ground - this is a heavy poem, lol. ^_^ seriously, though, your weighty words give the reader a sense of being crushed. it seems as if this "you" has hurt you by distancing herself or being ignorant towards you. this is a painful little poem; i can feel the longing and the absence so strongly through your words. nice styling and structure of the lines, too. great job! keep it up!
    hugs and mechanical tongues,
    ~*dark_and_dreary*~
    | Posted on 2005-04-26 00:00:00 | by dark_and_dreary | [ Reply to This ]
      Hah another excellent one. I can't really say much that hasn't been said here, so all I can leave you with is a kind farewell and a bottle of pinot for your growing collection.
    Did I say that?
    :X
    Big Bill-
    | Posted on 2005-06-06 00:00:00 | by Big_Bill789 | [ Reply to This ]
      I like the stucture that you have made for this poem. It is so free and yet graphic. Great read. I might make it one of my favorites also, heh.
    | Posted on 2005-03-17 00:00:00 | by Peachpitt | [ Reply to This ]


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