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Cabbage
Author: Shaz

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I am like a cabbage
Full of many parts
Each part either good or bad
Until you reach the heart

Some leaves are so gentle
Some are hard, you learn
Some are crisp and tasty
Most eaten by a worm

Symbolizing hatred
The worm fills his face all day
Heíll eat at your very being
In you, his eggs, heíll lay

He eats till he is so full
He eats away your heart
When your heart is empty
Then on your mind heíll start

Then when you cannot lift your head
When your very breath you catch
You think heís finished eating
Thatís when his eggs will hatch

So now youíre just a cabbage
Rotting from the core
You wither down to nothing
And so he eats no more

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Meridian (172.175.175.93) -- Friday, April 1 2005, 12:01 am

SHREK

Reminds me of the first movie Shrek when Shrek told the donkey "ogres are like onions, we have layers". Like Ogres, onions, and lettuce, cabbage certainly does have layers and different parts as you've stated! This another good example of analogy usage in a poem! Very wise Shaz! Though the twists such as the worms and the hatching of eggs are the sad part. But I love all that you've included in your opem! Outstanding Shaz!
---Meri
 
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