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Gutter Garden

May 9, 2010
By stargirl1331 SILVER, Dexter, Michigan
stargirl1331 SILVER, Dexter, Michigan
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I do not want to be in a place where concrete paths lead to gutter gardens
where nothing is free and wings are the heaviest form of chains.
I do not want to have to search for hope and sunlight under the blindfold of despair
or have to dream up melancholy memories to replace the fazed truth.
I do not want to wallow through life weighed down by boulders of secrets where the edges are chipping just enough that the truth can seep in and show me what I could be.
I do not want to be who I think I am becoming, but I also do not want to end up like you, not knowing whether the angels break hearts or the devil just steals them.
I do not want to have my greatest accomplishments be considered failures to those who know me better.
I do not want a life of a black and white still photo while everyone else lives tapestries of color.
I just want a life worth living.

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on Jul. 11 2010 at 5:15 pm
stargirl1331 SILVER, Dexter, Michigan
8 articles 1 photo 12 comments
thanks so much darling, I really appreciate it!! (:

AveryG13 GOLD said...
on Jun. 5 2010 at 10:28 am
AveryG13 GOLD, Dexter, Michigan
12 articles 1 photo 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The best thing to do with the best things in life, is to give them up to those who have nothing."
- Ambrose Bierce

You write the most amazing, powerful, and meaningful poems! I love all of your work! Excellent job!