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The Shoes We Wear.

July 27, 2011
By Mimi15 PLATINUM, Belfast, Maine
Mimi15 PLATINUM, Belfast, Maine
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Dancing down a slick old street.
A rainy Tuesday, a maybe Monday.
Faint ballet slippers mold to your toes.
Neon laces strap sneakers to your sole.
Feet land solidly against bold pavements.

Your open, willing mind learns manners.
Your wild mouth slaps down sharp adjectives.
Music driven droplets slide down cab windows.
Raindrops fall, elegantly into clear eyes.
You stare out, into an eccentric world, with smeared pupils.

They pair up, with extreme opinions and dreamy ambition.
The moon shines away, as your wild streaks fade to grey.
The rest of your body swings around.
Seeing all the crazy things on this calm boulevard.
Just dancing, down a slick old street.

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on Feb. 21 2013 at 11:03 pm
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

I love the imagery in this piece, the word choice, everything! and I love your username!

RosySea SILVER said...
on Feb. 11 2012 at 12:07 am
RosySea SILVER, Port Hadlock, Washington
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It's wonderful how you weave so many things in...the dancing, the shoes, the street. I see many different images, but they all flow together beautifully!

on Jul. 30 2011 at 9:55 am
ErisRose DIAMOND, Ashburn, Virginia
50 articles 1 photo 81 comments

Favorite Quote:
Omnia vincit amor et nos cedamus amori- Love conquers all let us yield to love
Sweat Dries, Blood Clots, Bones Heal, Suck it up and dance!
If they give you ruled paper, write the other way

This is really good! I love it! Check out some of my work if you get a chance:)