by BlueJay   Jun 27, 2013

You hold a pencil in your hand
one ready for soft gray lines
before promising me anything;
though it is also more than capable
of engraving our entire life.

There is a sort of passion
in everything you do;
however it does fade away
sometimes slowly, preventing
mistakes too dark to erase.

As you drag that pencil across
the rough, pulpy paper again
I am coming up with the story to
tell on the same page when
others dare to pretend that they


Someday your work will be in
all the finest museums covering
ceilings in a million mausoleums
and yet that will not be the end.

Because one day they will know
your name the way I do.
I just hope that you remember
I loved you before you were cool;
you are my brightest star
and I would do anything for you.

When you finish this page
let me see it before moving on
I think I can inspire the next one
with lines showing the depth of you
and the contrast in me.

Someday we will be your
most famous work of



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  • 10 months ago

    by Golden AnGel Rhapsodist

    Hmmmn I love this....artist sometimes became the critic of other artists...but in this poem, I see the good flow of lifting each other... I like it..


  • 2 years ago

    by PineappleKing

    I love this piece, it shows the love and dedication to ones friend/brother figure and trying to uplift them. To show them true beauty in it all and to show that (you) will be there for them no matter what.

  • 3 years ago

    by Mermaids Lullaby

    Wow! This is a very unique writing with deep meaning and imagery. Each line flows into the next with perfect suspense.

  • 3 years ago

    by Dancing Rivers

    Your love for this person, it's so incredible, it's as though you see this person as an angel, perfect, incorruptible, heavenly, but then you bring it down to earth and remind us that angels can fall"sonetimes slowly, preventing mistakes too dark to erase" the paradox of immortal humanity is such a beautiful contrast.your work is truly ethereal, magical.I love it

  • 3 years ago

    by ryan woollard

    I think that's just simply fantastic I love every part of it 5/5

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