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Lucky number 13

Acute power or a mystical virtue? 
Not daring to venture further
Became superstitious by token and sign,
Leaving the most positive meanings behind

Ends with a 3 that reminds me of the trinity
A belief that kept within
All good things comes in double,
You're not alone just behind 1 
Together you became 13 an age in certain
Tradition when a boy became a man

Among the many numbers 
People pretends you came out the worst
even saying that you are a curse
But besides all others, you came first
Ignorance do hurts,
So they put you behind as a negative sign

Thinking of you makes me enjoy 
The intricacies of mental calculates
A million seconds in 13 days,
13 stripes for thirteen states
A Friday 13 in every year

Again let me be a bit humoristic
Since I'm in love with mathematics
For those who calculates well,
Come let me play with your head
Close your eyes using the power of your mind
Pick and choose which power hidden inside you
The clock strike 13 hours, the mind reminds
us that it's 1 'o' clock,
infact we're back at the starting block

Since things became a mystery we tend 
Not to go beyond our senses
13 is a number that all human share
The 13 major joints in our body
13 lunar cycles in a solar year 
And the moon travels 13 degrees across the sky everyday
Making things works in a mysterious way.

By kelleyana junique.

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  1. Date: 4/18/2011 8:41:00 PM
    Great spin on such a superstitious number. I liked it:) R.M.

  1. Date: 4/18/2011 2:33:00 PM
    this was a wonderful poem, brings back memories of my best friend who's favorite number was 13 and she called herself Jynx. I especially loved the way you ended this poem. thank you for the comment :). --Madison Thomer

  1. Date: 4/17/2011 1:54:00 PM
    Quite and insightful piece this is Junique... i like your name! it's a Unique behind a J. Just like my lucky number 3 comes behind a 1 in this lovely poem. Keep it up! >Welcome to P.S!

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 6:11:00 PM
    Gee, you're a wealth of information. Very clever to be enumerating (pun intended) it in verse. I'm seriously impressed, Kelleyana.

  1. Date: 4/13/2011 1:41:00 PM
    Creative write on the unlucky number at times witty and humorous, kelleyana

  1. Date: 4/13/2011 11:34:00 AM
    I am reading such diverse poems here at PoetrySoup. Poet's hearts are bleeding poetry today. That is where the best poetry comes from. It has been my pleasure to read your poetry today Kelleyana. Continue to write and share it and I will be back to read it. Have a wonderful day and may you find inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/13/2011 9:30:00 AM
    So enjoyed reading your creativity and theme of this piece kellyann... actually I am not superstitious .. luv all the info about 13 and wonder how this mystery came to be luv..

  1. Date: 4/13/2011 1:26:00 AM
    * i have never held superstition very close yet, * 13, has always seemed to be a very * lovely number * and i believe that the * 13th chapter of the * I Book of Corinthians, represents it well * love sarah