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Today, I Am...

Updated on September 19, 2017
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Isabella is a student in Houston, TX and has been writing for several years. She is an avid reader, artist, and musician.

February 7, 2017

Today, I am a stagnant sea,

At face value, no more than an empty pool

Reflecting all those who look into me.

However there is a hurricane in my heart

Jostling the undertow,

Creatures thrashing below,

unwilling to take part

In this massacre,

Bloodshed underneath the water,

But the surface unchanging.

This is the calm before the storm.

© 2017 Isabella Allred


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      Isabella Allred 6 months ago from Texas

      Thank you so much for all the kind words and support Manatita, I would love to know you better as well. I can tell you are full of spirituality and profound thought I would truly love to explore this further. Loving thoughts to you as well!

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      manatita44 6 months ago from london

      I chose my birthday, but they are all super-excellent. I would love to know you better. Write to me. I also have a sister in Houston, two, in fact.

      Your poetry is full of promise; full of Light. Continue ... you will most definitely improve. Seek out the Light; continue to enhance your imagery. You are doing exceptionally well. I am called the Lantern Carrier. Did you draw this lamp for me?

      Light is synonymous with Love and indeed both are infinitely powerful forces. Loving thoughts.

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      Sharilee Swaity 7 months ago from Canada

      Wow, I love this series -- all of them! If I had to pick a favourite, I guess it would be the one about being a two-part harmony. I love how each one is its own metaphor but they all work together to form a cohesive poem. Lovely!

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      shanmarie 8 months ago

      You're very unique and expressive. I like this series a lot. My favorite is Feb. 9th. Expressing sadness and other negative emotions is a good thing for many reasons, but it's always good to also remember that there is light in the darkness and beauty even where pain exists.