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Little Girl MAG

February 12, 2010
By DiscardedHarmony DIAMOND, Woodinville, Washington
DiscardedHarmony DIAMOND, Woodinville, Washington
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I slit the throat of my emotions,
watched them spill crimson on the alabaster snow.
A glint in my eye,
a memory of what I had slain.
Never wanting to reclaim it.
Faded and worn,
just a ghost of what should have been,
I'm chasing them down,
'til the blood runs knee-deep.
I never wanted you to see this,
just hide your eyes now, little girl.
The slaughter of one's heart
is not a sight for precious tiny you.
Run away now, little girl,
as the dying wails caress your ears.
Shriveled corpses of the warriors
lie broken around your feet.
I put a gun to Love's head,
gave it the privilege of last words,
but you were not meant to witness
what was not meant to occur.
Now the snow-white floor is stained,
and on your heart remains a blemish.
I hung Faith and Hope from the trees,
the skeleton trees.
Now your tender neck is flawed,
and your sparkling eyes carry the memory of what you saw.
Little girl, why did you not heed my words?
Because now it's too late to hide your eyes,
and forever imprinted, my deed is,
on your ever-so-innocent heart.

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on Mar. 25 2013 at 6:16 pm
ChrisJ PLATINUM, Rochester, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Very moving, and great imagery too, really great job!

on Mar. 25 2013 at 1:07 pm
AriannaNicole PLATINUM, Palmyra, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
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This was absolutelly beautiful. That's all I can stay; It was stunning.

on May. 10 2012 at 6:21 pm
karaboo1997 BRONZE, Houston, Texas
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Wow, this is amazing, the metophores and disription is breath taking

on Sep. 28 2010 at 9:50 am
xcrunner4life, Bruceton Mills, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
LIVE LAUGH!! psh forget the love part who needs it!! lol

Wow this poem took me by suprise! it was very good in a dark way. I sometimes like reading these kind of peoms beacuse it reminds me how sad the world really can be. My one friend writes these and this reminds me of them. I loved reading this it was an amazing story and i hope the writer keeps posting them.

on May. 30 2010 at 10:52 am
thezebrasgray PLATINUM, Taylorsville, Utah
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Amazing use of words and metaphors!  It is dark enough to slice someone to the heart, but not dark enough to depress.  I love it, it reminds me of my writing, and what i want mine to be like.

darkPrincess said...
on May. 29 2010 at 1:28 pm
this is amazing. you have talent and im happy to know you. you are funny and smart and the best friend i have ever had more like a sis. lov ya lots

on Feb. 22 2010 at 12:31 pm
Philip_Hart BRONZE, Olathe, Kansas
2 articles 0 photos 15 comments
Good use of words and imagery. I really liked your piece and the story behind it. I am a big fan of stories inside of poems. I'm hoping you get into the magazine with this one. You're very talented. Keep it up!

xLpoet SILVER said...
on Feb. 20 2010 at 2:01 pm
xLpoet SILVER, Bristow, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"It is not the length of life but the depth of life"- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is one of the most powerful pieces I've ever read. Your imagery is fantastic and the emotion is captured so well.