Alchemy of our humanity

Alchemy of our humanity

A Poem by Sylvia Faff
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(my take on a theme from The Great Gatsby)

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I bite my fingertips,
Tasting forgotten alchemy,
Mined from the gentle faces of cynicism. 
Minted by the complexion of success. 
Bootlegged by the spirit,
Consumed by the stricken.

© 2018 Sylvia Faff


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Sylvia Faff
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oh yes....definitely like this poem....we are our own toughest critic....and we always are concerned about being judged by others...so much so that we are the hardest on ourselves.

i have no finger tips left.

Posted 5 Years Ago


Sylvia Faff

5 Years Ago

Haha, thank you for your worlds Jacob! I happy you liked it!

Roshan ~
this is an amazing write, Roshan....inspiring, compelling in its reflective-ness
so few words, yet your ink speaks volumes. you're an incredible writer...indeed!
and once reality lets me tame my own muse, I look forward to reading more
Of your writes, as well as others...
namaste,
xo

Posted 5 Years Ago


Sylvia Faff

5 Years Ago

Thank you Barrie, although this wasn't one I was very proud of I'm happy you enjoyed it :) thanks fo.. read more
ms. barrie

5 Years Ago

you're very welcome, Roshan...and that I did! Thank you, you too (:
Everything you write is so enchanting!

Posted 7 Years Ago


I think its fantastic and I really love it. :) I also value that you put so much in something so short. Thank you.

Posted 7 Years Ago


Inspiring and thought provoking - very well written. Really moving piece.

Posted 7 Years Ago


This is good. May I be right or wrong. But I'm familiar with poems having each sentence something different. But in your poem its one big sentence just set up like a poem. You may consider making it longer and having each sentence a different thing, but on the same topic.

Posted 7 Years Ago


That was good,I had forgotten whether it was the product of my own self.
this line is very deep where we -human- do lots of stuff whether good or bad and we dont believe that it was done by us, since it is beyond what we can think about..that was well done :D

Posted 7 Years Ago



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Thanks for stopping by my page! I hope you like what you read :) A little but about me? My name is Roshan (my friends call me RoRo :p) and I'm 21 years old. I'm studying medical science in Sy.. more..

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