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a sea of houses comes rolling in
rusty roofs bending
breaking, crashing
shingles popping like fireworks
(expressing their independence, they die)
while you and I
(nothing more than genetic flotsam, now)
turn our eyes from a shattered-glass snowfall
and dream of the winters of our youth

this will be the end of days

...

this will be clouds folding into the earth
thunderstorms growling from foxholes
rain tumbling from rivers
as a clumsy conflagration stumbles into our skin
stealing our silhouettes
painting our ghosts on walls
(oh, had only we learned such passive resistance)
as you and I
(only numbers and figures, we know)
truly wear our hearts on our sleeves

when the world turns inside out

...

when sandcastles swirl into mountains
only to melt and flatten
until the rock has no wrinkles
when flowers shrink into their stems
like amateur stop-animation
when grass stalks and grandchildren
twist ever upward into smoke


and I no longer have any metaphors
for what the world made me love about you

this will be the end of days
Something I wrote after my Japan group went to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.

8:15 happens twice in the day.


EDIT 11/01/09: DD?! Oh, wow, you guys. I'm so honored! :heart: Thank you so much! I wondered why I had so many messages when I first logged in. Wow, this just made my day. :) Again, thank you all!
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Given 2009-11-01
"This will be the end of days," expresses ~anelle in stop the clock. ( Featured by fllnthblnk )
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hazard2self Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2010
Oooh. I can't believe it took me so long to see this. Wonderful as always, and you're finally getting some of the recognition you deserve (not that you would mention or maybe even think you do.)
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sumarlegur Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
this will be clouds folding into the earth
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anelle Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2009
:aww: Thanks!
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Sesshomaru9771 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2009
Damn, that's pretty good, I like it ^^
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anelle Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2009
Thanks! :heart:
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Sesshomaru9771 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2009
Write more like it
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mini-kirara Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2009
that. was. a.m.a.z.i.n.g. holy shit congratulations.
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anelle Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2009
Thank you so much! :aww:
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oneofthose-rachels Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2009
this is, quite simply, gorgeous. i adore your use of metaphors and how smoothly your lines flow into into another...it's perfect.

"this will be clouds folding into the earth
thunderstorms growling from foxholes
rain tumbling from rivers"
-- wow.

there's something incredibly magnetic about your descriptions. this definitely deserved that dd (:
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anelle Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2009
Thank you very much! :hug:
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