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6.29.2016

Poem: "Apparition"

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Apparition
By: Eve Estelle

I see you there -
Wherever I've been before.
Every time I smile
At the face that's in my head,
But I haven't been you
In a long, long while.
Time flies, always I know
That you can never stay;
And with a snap of the finger,
Just like that, there you fade away.

6 comments:

  1. It's eerie but cozy. It makes me wonder what in the world is going on in the narrator's head? And why do they not seem disturbed by it? I like it. :)

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    1. I love those two words to describe this, eerie and cozy. Interesting thoughts, there! My intention while writing this was sort of like.. a memory. Whenever the narrator visits someplace they've been before, they see their old, past self in their head.

      Thanks for commenting, Ashley! I love hearing another's thoughts on a piece. :)

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  2. This one's really nice, Eve! I like the bit of rhyming at the end.

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    1. Thank you! :) I'm glad you liked that! I tried to go for just a couple, subtle rhymes in this one.

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  3. Ahh I love this! I agree with Julia, the little rhymes here and there are quite nice and serve to tie the poem together.

    Ellie | On the Other Side of Reality

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