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Flash Poem: Reruns by Maddie G

Posted by Maddie on November 17, 2011 at 9:45 PM

Reruns by Maddie G

Forever is felt this way.

The drum regulates the rhythm

A thought in every beat

And reminder in repeat. 


 I can't help but feel like the sky.

Towering over a city of lights

Pierced by skyscrapers' grandeur;

Memories are the backdrop of 

My very own reality TV show.

A rerun disguised.

Probably the fate of my demise.

Categories: Flash Poetry, Poetry, Portfolio

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4 Comments

Reply GS
2:32 PM on November 27, 2011 
This Flash Poem is very deep and insightful. I wonder what triggered this visual description and emotion. I liked the rhyme in the last two lines in the first stanza between "beat" and "repeat," it reminds me of the rhythmic tick tock of a clock.
Reply Soraya Marquez
10:44 AM on November 26, 2011 
I enjoy the concept of the first stanza, the underlying music theme.

Also liked your last line, with your juxtaposition of "probably" and "fate" .

Shows the confusion and liminal state everyone feels.. can you match this with a cheese? looking forward to hearing what cheese you will choose.

I'm an avid poet and just happen to like cheese.
Feel free to contact me: [email protected]

PS. If you remember me, I also emailed you a poem to your [email protected] account. Wanted to thank you again for your edits.
Reply Ashley Cortez
10:40 AM on November 26, 2011 
This is truly beautiful
Reply Chelsea Steinway
12:14 PM on November 19, 2011 
The rhythm of this flash poem is spectacular. especially love the first stanza, so visual!

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