Submitted by G. N. Solomon
Write a story, poem, or descriptive paragraph centred around glass breaking.
Make sure to think about all the sensory details, metaphors, and analogies associated with breaking glass.
Im battered and bruised
Hurt like no other
The glass has shattered
Between me and my mother
I hope to be fixed
I hope to be fine
I hope to be repaired
Its not going to happen
As I sit here and cry on the floor
Hoping you don’t come knocking on my door
My tears are being shed
When I sit here and wish you were dead
My heart is shattered
Like the picture of us
My clothes are tattered
I’ve been poked ...
as the glass
on the table,
of how hard he
until i can
shut the door
and let down
tears of glass
until my eyes
and my cheeks
from the slice
until i think
“You love that boy, don’t you?”
Yes. Yes I do.
In fact I have for years,
But I’ve ended in tears.
And he is him.
I’m no one to his glorious eyes.
It’s broken glass
Scattered across the floor.
Every time I see him
It’s like I step on a piece.
My breath immediately taken-
But then the pain comes next
Knowing I’ll never
Be anything but worthless.
I’ve tried to speak to him,
You see me as glass,
so fragile and breakable.
But what if that's my choice?
When I break, it’s you who’s left bleeding.
You who picks up the pieces and cuts yourself with the jagged edges.
It’s you who deals with the mess.
If I’m glass, that means when I crash, I take you down with me,
And all the world will hear my final scream.
Perhaps I am the fragile one,
but it's you who suffers the pain....
Sometimes when we hear glass shatter it’s followed by cheers of Mazel Tov! Or laughter as everyone in a restaurant enjoys the spectacle of a destroyed glass or plate. When it happens at home, people are concerned, immediately sweeping it off the floor for everyone’s safety. But there are some situations where glass breaking is a bad thing, a very bad thing.
I arrived at the lab late that morning....
My heart is glass
Treat it carefully
Or it will shatter
And cut you
My heart is glass
Vicious when broken
Splintered and shattered
But when given willingly
It’s a gift
So treat my heart carefully
If I give it to you,
Don’t crush it
Because if you crush it,
There’s no guarantee that I can piece back together again
Written by MaxMayfi...
O heart of glass, o shattered soul,
My love, tell me, who hurt thee so?
Whose daggers stabbed thy tender breast?
Who broke thy heart of glass?
Thou wert a chalice filled with wine,
He emptied thee, called himself "thine",
Then raised his fist and brought it down
Upon thy heart of glass.
I picked thee up with gentle hands,
The wounds glass caused I did withstand,
My blood, sweat, tears, I used fo...
The dream like vision shook me to the core, the desolate notion of this room was deafening . It screamed run! But I was a bystander watching a scene unfold, the room was a void it’s stark whiteness made everything glean the white floors that resemble glass the walls everyone here wore white nothing had color, except the colored glass my uncle held in his hand a simple glass cup, a wave of unea...
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