Dragons in the Air

A Poem By Hannah W. // 5/6/2009

Afraid to ask questions,
pretending they don't exsist
surely things will break
sooner or later,
for the questions hover, watching
like dragons in the air.

Standing near the rooftops,
looking past garages, trees
basketball hoops and cars,
the distant places,
someday, I'll go there
and the words hover, waiting,
like dragons in the air.

In the night, voices speaking
tones hushed and hard to hear,
straining ears, begging
so much knowledge, somewhere
and the whispers hang there, quiet,
like dragons in the air.

Candle burning brightly, hot
flame like flickering tongue
licks up wax and questions unasked
and the dreams of all the young
but when the candle is blown out--
the smoke, it glides and curls near there,
then silent and invisible,
like dragons in the air.

Darkness like a blanket, close
warm and soft to me,
I feel the stirring in the room
close my eyes to sleep,
and still I know they're all still there,
just watching, waiting,
these dragons in the air.

Comments

Ooo....Haunting. I love

Ooo....Haunting. I love it.

~Erin~

"Don't be Skerd. I'm not skerd." -Adam Lambert

"People say I look like him....with an emo haircut." -Adam Lambert on Elvis comment

"I find myself after the whole day ends in my hotel room just laughing. Just laughing, at nothing. Just laughing." -Adam Lambert

Erin | Wed, 05/06/2009

"You were not meant to fit into a shallow box built by someone else." -J. Raymond

What Erin said...very

What Erin said...very haunting and beautiful. I love it.
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If I disappear, and you cannot find me, please don't worry.
Just be sure to check all the wardrobes.

Clare Marie | Wed, 05/06/2009

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"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." -Bilbo Baggins [The Lord of the Rings]

*shivers*

This gave me chills - one of the highest forms of praise I can give a poem. Great job!

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"Imagine long, smile much, laugh often."

LoriAnn | Wed, 05/06/2009

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This is really great, Hannah. I like the ending best, but especially your description of candles. I've often thought of the same thing, but was never able to put it into words like you have. :) Great job.

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"We have been created for greater things. Why stoop down to things that will spoil the beauty of our hearts?" ~Mother Theresa

Brianna | Wed, 05/06/2009

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"We have been created for greater things. Why stoop down to things that will spoil the beauty of our hearts?" ~Mother Theresa

This is good, Hannah. I

This is good, Hannah. I liked the ending best, but especially your description of candles. Good job. :)

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"We have been created for greater things. Why stoop down to things that will spoil the beauty of our hearts?" ~Mother Theresa

Brianna | Wed, 05/06/2009

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"We have been created for greater things. Why stoop down to things that will spoil the beauty of our hearts?" ~Mother Theresa

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This is good, Hannah. I liked the ending best, but especially your description of candles. Good job. :)

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"We have been created for greater things. Why stoop down to things that will spoil the beauty of our hearts?" ~Mother Theresa

Brianna | Wed, 05/06/2009

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"We have been created for greater things. Why stoop down to things that will spoil the beauty of our hearts?" ~Mother Theresa

I loved it all, but the

I loved it all, but the first stanza was my favorite.
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"I for one am getting bored, and boredom is something up with which I will not put!" ~Phineas and Ferb

Anna | Wed, 05/06/2009

I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right. --The Book Thief

Ooh...

Oooh....I like it, it's very wonderful.
luv,
Bernadette
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January 1, I've got alot of things on my mind
I'm looking at my body through a new spy satellite. try to lift a finger, but I don't think I can make the call, so tell me if I move, 'cause I don't feel anything at all.

Bernadette | Wed, 05/06/2009

Beautiful!!!

Beautiful Hannah!!!!

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"Out of doubt, out of dark to the day's rising,
I came singing in the sun, sword unsheathing.
To hope's end I rode and to heart's breaking:
Now for wrath, now for ruin and a red nightfall!"
~Return of the King

Elizabeth | Thu, 05/07/2009

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The Holy Spirit is the quiet guest of our soul." -St. Augustine

Stunningly thrilling.

Stunningly thrilling. :)
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I've never seen a purple cow,
I never hope to see one.
But I can tell you anyhow;
I'd rather see than be one.

Sarah | Sun, 05/10/2009

"Sometimes even to live is courage."
-Seneca

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It's one of those that means

It's one of those that means more than it says...
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The Word is alive/and it cuts like a sword through the darkness
With a message of life to the hopeless/and afraid...

~"The Word is Alive' by Casting Crowns

May my words be a light that guides others to the True Light and Word.

Julie | Sun, 05/10/2009

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