Shannon Thompson

Rookie (March 3 / Germantown, Maryland)

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I started expressing myself as a means to get over depression stemming from probably what is considered normal high school pressures and the search for my own identity and place in the world. I don't pretend to be any good, I like reading poetry and until recently didn't think I would ever write it. However, I have found it theraputic. After two of my poems, 'if do' and 'rain wind trees (three) ... more »

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Rain Wind Trees (Three)

rain that falls
makes no sound
unless it hits something

people that love
make no impression
unless they are loved back

wind is
but so are
they look to
like playing

trees are
only as tall as
the sky
if you can't
climb the tallest
love is
only as deep as
the ocean
if you can
breathe underwater

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