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Can You Imagine

January 23, 2010
By have_a_heart GOLD, Jackson, New Jersey
have_a_heart GOLD, Jackson, New Jersey
15 articles 0 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.

Can you imagine a world without song?
Everyone dancing, but with the beat all wrong.

Can you imagine trees without leaves?
Nothing to shake and rustle in the breeze.

Can you imagine a beach without ocean?
Nothing but cold, hard sand, lacking emotion.

Can you imagine Earth without Sun?
Eternal darkness; trapped with no where to run.

Can you imagine people without love?
Only hate to help when push comes to shove.

Can you imagine time without dreams?
Life pulling you in whichever direction, no way to repress silent screams.

Can you imagine life without air?
Gasping for breath, full of angry despair.

Can you imagine a world that is just fine?
Little secrets of imperfection in this head of mine.

The author's comments:
Well, I wrote this for school. Even though I really despise list poems, I thought this one was kinda nice.

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This article has 5 comments.

on Jul. 7 2010 at 3:38 pm
WhiteRabbit BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
3 articles 2 photos 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Why do we fall sir? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up." -Batman Begins

Normally I'm not really for poems but I actually liked this one so good job.

on Feb. 11 2010 at 8:13 am
ChildOfThePast SILVER, Raleigh, North Carolina
9 articles 0 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Things change. And friends leave. And life doesn’t stop for anybody."

That was great. I am honored to rate your work. I love it all.

Tim-.- SILVER said...
on Feb. 9 2010 at 9:15 pm
Tim-.- SILVER, Markham, Other
8 articles 0 photos 43 comments

Favorite Quote:
We all screw up sometimes, just some people more than others

I loved this piece.

Its power, and emotion were epic :D

Congratulations of a flawless piece.

twiwrite GOLD said...
on Feb. 9 2010 at 2:50 pm
twiwrite GOLD, Modesto, California
14 articles 0 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
none :P

the line with screams is a bit to long, it breaks flow, but its still a good peice. i loved the rhyming.

on Feb. 8 2010 at 9:10 pm
Nikiblue PLATINUM, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
20 articles 0 photos 137 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stupid Is As Stupid Does." -Forest Gump (;
"No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude."

I loved the flow of the piece. The rhyming went together very well. And its so true, without all these things in nature, the world wouldnt be as beautiful.