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I am s  h a    p e  l  e      s  s
Mirrors can’t show,
       Photos can’t show,
               Awards can’t show,
Me, nor my inner dialogue.
Because I am s    h    a pe   l e ss
Twisting, tangling, toppling
       Over me and me and you and me
               These thoughts in the air between us
That s ha p  e le s      s place
In the space
we’re told is imagination
In the space – yes that place
               where I can be,
        could be,
               will be,
        as powerful as I need to overcome myself and this matrix of life.
Because on the outside I’m not shapeless.
Mirrors show my round body.
Photos show my symmetry.
Awards show my high achievements.
Out here I’m composed neatly.
       With firm mortar and brick.
So you don’t get to see my anxiety and
the twisting,
               tangling thoughts
that compel me to live by powerful words.
Of compassion,
       Of empathy,
               Of enthusiasm,  
       Of inquisition,
Of resilience.
S h a   p   e l      e   s     s ideas in a rigid world.

Like me.
This was written as an entry for a poem Scholarship, where the prompt is to define yourself. 
Sunbeams tickle and lick at
messy soaked hair and wind swept swings.
Little feet run circles ‘round the yard,
now home to puddles and small pieces of rubber
from water balloons.
They laugh and tumble through the grass,
sour apple snacks on their tongues and
a grandmother’s voice in their ears to
“Be careful please!”
For she stands on the red patio, capris soaked to the hips from
filling and tying balloons that splattered the lawn
in wild spin art of children’s play,
nothing but smiles for the rest of the day.
A poem about a summer day with at my Grandma's house.


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Artist | Literature
United States
Spells, Characters and Letters, familiars;
Moxious roars, echoe into my grey toned visions,
They paint my breath, they are slaves
as I am,
to the inner monologue.

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Mabogunje Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
So we've been paired for this round of Scratch that. What do ya wanna do?
DJvoLLi Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013   Writer
I'm not quite sure. 
What sort of things are you comfortable with / it's a free topic, anything you're feeling strongly about?
Hi! It's nice to meet you by the way.
Mabogunje Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Nice to meet you too! :D
Topically, I prefer light-hearted stuff to the darkness i.e love, seasons, holidays, humor...
Style-wise, I usually write rhyming quatrains, but this round is free verse so that's out the window...
And I feel strongly like experimenting with something new, fun, and challenging.

Any ideas?
DJvoLLi Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013   Writer
That's so great because I tend toward the dark stuff ><
And freestyle is kind of my thing.

I was thinking of something along the lines of a conversation. 
That way we aren't writing two distinct stanzas, but it's all woven together. 
One person's text with be bold and the other italicized or something. 
Perhaps a back and forth between the sun and moon?
Or maybe love letters between Lithium and Fluorine on the periodic table of the elements? Ever stanza is a letter until they finally bond and become Neon?
Maybe we could have a rap battle!! Get on a google doc so the responses are in real time and 'rap' at each other about whatever. 

I'm sorry. These ideas are so lame ><
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Welcome to #PoeticalCondition!
We are happy to include you as one of our members and look forward to your contributions.
We hope to see you as an active part of our humble group.

Your Founder, RiseandBe
DJvoLLi Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013   Writer
Thank you for the warm welcome!!! And for inviting me to join this group!! :D
RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Our pleasure! =D
Chinquary Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on winning Round 3 of scratch that! Have your llama!

Keep up the awesome work. :P
DJvoLLi Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013   Writer
thank you~
H-A-Cooke Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Bonjeour DJvoLLi!

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