Riquetta Elliott

' Why My Room Can'T Be A Garden '

Why my bed can't be a
Laying green or red shape
Beauty?

Why my dressers can't be
A juiced red of health?

Why my desk can't be talled
Tree of oranged taste?

Why my floor can't be a
Splashed grape to swim or thirst?

Why my wall can't be stand of greens?

Why my room can't be a garden?
Why it can't be my nature?
Why it can't be my paradise?
Why it can't be my castle?

Why my room can't be a garden?
Why it can't be my nature?
Why it can't be my paradise?
Why it can't be my place or my privacy to be alone?

Why my room can't be a garden?
I ask tell why?

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Poem Edited: Friday, November 7, 2008

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  • Lanard Boyd (7/23/2009 11:52:00 AM)

    Sis you already know you the best! ! ! ! You are a garden fill with love and inspiration! ! !

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  • C. P. SharmaC. P. Sharma (2/20/2009 9:04:00 AM)

    Beautiful outpouring of heart. A very good poem. Keep it up.
    CP

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  • Keith Hendrickson (1/10/2009 1:25:00 AM)

    YEAH THIS IS ANOTHER GREAT PIECE. LIKE THE WAY YOU LAID THIS 1 OUT

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  • Dr Kamran Haider (11/8/2008 5:31:00 AM)

    Naive desires given beautiful words... beautiful words and images depiciting the beautiy of heart mind and soul... Really good... Keep it up...

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  • Sulaiman Mohd YusofSulaiman Mohd Yusof (5/23/2008 9:58:00 PM)

    yer wanna know sumthin. yer hv to wait when the day comes and your mr.right is standing at your doorstep. evrything will change by then.nice write riquetta.

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  • David Desantis (5/12/2008 1:01:00 PM)

    some interesting images here! ! I never thought to compare my room to such things, but its pretty sweet that you came up with the 'fruit/veggie' garden idea...awesome job......

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  • Broken Peaces (5/8/2008 10:58:00 AM)

    I think the garrden is in your mind growing every day adding colour here there and everywhereand flowing from your pen 10 Chris

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  • Www. Poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 (4/19/2008 2:05:00 AM)

    When good musical poems bloom in the mind of RIQUETTA ELLIOT why should there be a garden away from her very self.Man`s reinvention of the missing charms in life will oneday bring forth the gardens and our springs will ever stay around.
    A poem quite alluring....and I am giving a 10 straightaway..

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  • Malini KadirMalini Kadir (4/3/2008 1:07:00 PM)

    The questions that inspire a visual splash of colours and throw the mundane out of doors
    bold and strong personality stamped through this verse

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  • Sandra Fowler (3/9/2008 4:08:00 PM)

    Very poignant. In your mind, your room is a garden. Thank you for shaing your thoughts with the world.

    Warmest regards,

    Sandra

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  • Elliot Hawk (2/28/2008 6:35:00 PM)

    wonderful, wonderful, one of the best that i have read so far, trully a masterpeice

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  • Andrew BlakemoreAndrew Blakemore (2/27/2008 2:17:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem of longing, well written Riquetta.

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  • Meggie Gultiano (2/24/2008 9:04:00 AM)

    There's something in you that you wanted to express and to open up..you have done a very marvelous job in this piece of yours.. I love it

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  • Candice George (2/23/2008 6:16:00 PM)

    What a way to express your poem, the words you use are very vibrant and depictive.....I luv this poem

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  • Nathaniel Booker (2/20/2008 5:46:00 PM)

    My son tried to convince me that he was growing a garden in his room. He would have been successful until I grounded him and made him throw away those festering socks, lol.

    Very beautiful and thought-provoking piece. I like it a great deal.

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  • Lawrence S. Pertillar (1/25/2008 9:58:00 PM)

    Hi Riquetta...
    This is a very interesting twist in the use of imagination.
    It depicts a joy of bursting energy and color. And yet,
    It still has a haunting of longing about it. An emptiness,
    undefined and searching. Nice Poem. I like this a lot!

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  • Lime and Tequila with a Splash of Pineapple (1/25/2008 1:04:00 PM)

    I've had such thoughts, but you express them so much better. Lol, you also make me want to redecorate now, but that's not your problem. Thank you for this lovely read.

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  • Alison Cassidy (1/23/2008 1:05:00 AM)

    Wow! This is brilliant Riquetta. A raw, angry boldly expressive statement of who you are and what you want. The colors are so evocative and the repetition is strong and powerful. Congratulations. A great first up effort. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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