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08 October 2008 @ 03:10 pm
"There it goes"  
So it's brigits_flame time again.

The last time I wrote poetry was, if memory serves, almost exactly a year ago. I just don't do poetry much, because it always sounds kind of juvenile to me when I'm done, and I don't tend to like it. But I was contemplating the prompt last night, abject and computerless, and my brain started throwing words at me. No clue why they decided to be these ones, and I didn't want to force them to try to be any others. Mea culpa. XD

Thanks as always to eltea for looking it over. :) The prompt was that it had to start with the words "There it goes."

There -- it -- goes --

The right, the wrong, the siren song;
The crystal nonsense words;
The shards of glass through which we pass;
The soaring flightless birds.

The truth, the lie, the screaming sigh;
The whisper in the wood;
The nightfall holds its orange folds
As we all wish we could.

The cautious haste, the grateful waste;
The corners of the ring;
The clock that stops, the tearing drops;
Absurd, and everything.

 
 
Feeling: confusedconfused
 
 
 
richelle2972richelle2972 on October 9th, 2008 01:11 am (UTC)
I'll admit that I know very little about poetry, but this just sounds pretty...not sure how that works out. I really, really like it. I will definitely be reading it a few more times after I get some food in me to get more meaning out of it. *runs towards the dining commons*
Vitamin C: Sparky!tierfal on October 9th, 2008 01:44 am (UTC)
Yay, I'm glad. ^^ I know very little about poetry except how to BS an essay about it. XD

I secretly miss the dining commons. Actually, it's not a secret at all. :P