Shannon Thompson

Rookie (March 3 / Germantown, Maryland)

Shannon Thompson Poems

1. The World's Tallest Building 11/11/2007
2. Somewhere In Between 11/11/2007
3. Autumn Leaves 11/24/2007
4. It's No Wonder 1/14/2008
5. Heart And Head 2/20/2008
6. Important 2/20/2008
7. Battle Lines 2/20/2008
8. Generation Dial Tone 3/19/2008
9. Ask Think Hear Feel 7/23/2007
10. Heart Frozen 7/23/2007
11. Backwards 7/23/2007
12. Heat 7/23/2007
13. Dust Before Light 7/23/2007
14. Alive In Sound 7/26/2007
15. The Bottom 7/23/2007
16. Haiku 9/1/07 9/1/2007
17. Man In The Moon 7/27/2007
18. Rain Wind Trees (Three) 7/23/2007
19. If Do 7/23/2007
Best Poem of Shannon Thompson

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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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

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