Treasure Island

courtney metcalf

(10/30/95 / Denison, Tx)

Until our Last Drop


Drip by drop, it flowed and flowed.
I love dancing in the afterglow.
It's a dark night, with mist kissed roads,
But there's no place I'd rather go.
I dance in the dark, I do what most don't,
I enjoy the things that most people won't.
I understand that beautiful things come out of the dark.
I don't find peace in the rain's trickle, just the thunder from its spark.
Without the lightening, we could hardly see the rain.
Usually there is beauty where there is pain.
Together, all color ends up black.
Together,
Drip by drop,
We all fall flat.
Just because some if us find peace in the flash,
Doesn't mean that all us little raindrops, won't end up scurrying down the same path.
The point to the story is we're all gonna die.
Why not try to understand each other, before we finish this great goodbye.

Submitted: Thursday, June 19, 2014

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  • Colleen Courtney (6/19/2014 10:46:00 AM)

    Wow. Before even scrolling down to leave this comment I added this to my favorites list. There are so many great lines written in this life lesson of a poem! And you summed it all up with the most perfect closing lines. Truly a lesson so many people of this world need to hear and act upon. Love this! (Report) Reply

    Courtney Metcalf (7/17/2014 7:09:00 AM)

    Aw :) Thank you so much! I appreciate your comment and I'm glad to have made some sort of a stand that I was recognized on, and not only recognized, but complimented on through my writing: 3

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