Shannon Thompson (March 3 / Germantown, Maryland)
Biography of Shannon Thompson
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) ', were selected by my high school's literary magazine, I sought out better ways to put my feelings into words for the enjoyment of all. I'm interested in what you think, and what advice you could offer me.
Shannon Thompson's Works:
Published 'if do' and 'rain wind trees (three) ' in 'Premiere', my school's literary magazine.
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Alive In Sound
light falls into a shadow on the floor
mixing sweat melts together
forms a bond like nothing before
bass line beats a new heart for me
can't think can't breathe but to scream
drenched in someone else's smell
second-hand highs bright fights
the crowd reverbs the echos
until the music comes from them as well