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The Emotions of One Life

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The Emotions of One Life

How can one easily express the emotions intact within?
Every day we are tackled by various emotions
I imagine just how strong they would be
If the entire world's emotions were all squished together into one
Surely it would be more powerful than any nuclear bomb...
Oh, when our emotions are expelled from being bottled up within for so long...
My, how strong they can be? 
I don't believe my volcano of emotions has erupted yet but, man,
Something has definitely been cooking from within... 

As for one individual, Laura Elizabeth Breidenthal, ("Breanderthong" for others...)
I have been juggled about by new emotions lately
Some really nice emotions, and others downright, miserably...
Indubitably,(had to use the word)...impeccably... horrible
But, you know, I can't possibly have the worst
I know others out there that seem to have it so bad...

I won't go into what I've been feeling lately
Because that would take longer than a sermon at church
And who really wants to hear a ranting preacher? 
—Or read work by a ranting preacher for that matter... 

But really, imagine having to calculate every emotion you have felt in your life
Imagine one person doing that
...would it leave an impact? 
Imagine everyone calculating their emotions
How similar would we be to one another?
How different?
I've wondered this often...
It just intrigues me how intricately designed...how truly...sensitive...in tuned we are...

Hm... not sure how I veered off like this, but I just want to say...
Appreciate this opportunity
Appreciate the fact that we HAVE emotion
And through art…through poetry, we can show our true sentiments
...our amazing imaginations....our true, beautiful emotions
Even the negative ones, when we express them through art,
You can see the true beauty of having the freedom—
...the GIFT,
to FEEL. 

The emotions of one life can affect the entire world...
But most importantly they can affect YOU
And they have; whether through indifference,
Or inspirational happiness,
We are a fortunate race

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  1. Date: 4/9/2013 7:31:00 PM
    If we did not feel emotions, it would be a sad mundane life to live...you my dear are full of passion that begs to be heard! Hugs

  1. Date: 4/6/2013 6:56:00 AM
    ...into the universe. It is your aura. What is so exciting here is that yours is powerful and full of good. I knew I liked your work, but now I really know where it is coming from. This is something very special. May I congratulate you. The people is your universe are very lucky indeed, and I just thankful for the opportunity to read this. You have one very bright future. I am sure you will enjoy it and brighten the way for many of us.

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    Date: 4/6/2013 8:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Your comment was beyond uplifting. I thank you from the bottom of my heart, Duke. You've brightened MY way. Glad we can see eye to eye. It means the world.
  1. Date: 4/6/2013 6:52:00 AM
    OMG, I can't believe I have the honor to be the first one to post a comment about this. I absolutely love this! If you are feeling something new, that is just so exciting. I would give anything to be inside your head right now and feel these things for myself. Feelings are so exciting. Part of the second brain. Also, what incite you have. Holding feelings in does create volcanoes. This work describes what I believe is good energy. I have the feeling that is can go out from you....