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I am the the shadow that follows you.
I am the air that moves around you.
I am the darkness that engulfs you.
I am the corner of your eyes.
I am the feeling of uncertainty.
I am that which you misplaced.

I am the elevator that closes behind you.
I am the glitch in the camera.
I am the scent that can\'t be hunted.
I am the ghost in the machine.
I am the light switch.
I am the valve.

I am life.
I am death.
I am the last line of defence.
I am the 5th Freedom.
I am not here.
My Name is Sam Fisher.
I am the Splinter Cell.
Poem Tribute to the game "Splinter Cell" by the company Ubi-soft. It's a game similar to Metal Gear Solid where you go sneaking around trying to avoid enemy detection. Unlike MGS tho you get the benefit of hiding in darkness. To have a pair or goggles that give you both infravision and heatvision, various gadets and guns that shoot very silently. Your mission is to save the world before dinner time.

I tried to make this with the idea of the Spinter Cell literally not existing. If no one saw the splinter cell sneak in and out of the base, did he really exist at all? Sorta along the same lines as the "tree in the forest" I guess where no one was around to hear the tree crash down (did it make a sound at all?)

So I basically wrote this with the idea that the splinter cell posesses the things that he has influence over. He symbolically becomes the things he controls since he doesn't exist to anyone on the base.

I'm sorry if this doesn't count as a poem. I put into the ode section since I felt it fit best there even tho it doesn't really have any rhymes.

Great game Btw. Check it out.
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prettyprincess45 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Student Photographer
This is amazing???
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ejlives4him Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
cool lines totally fits sam fisher
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aFatPanda Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Snake wishes he could be sam
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prettyprincess45 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Student Photographer
Exactly!!! :XD:
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Wolfly-Loyals Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011
I love this game and this really is a great piece of literature (sorry im not sure what to cll it its great nut im not sure if its poetry or not) it sums up exactly what a splinter cell is supposed to be.
Great job!
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CranianTrauma Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010
I just love that, it's a really nice poem about Sam.
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Enigma201 Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Student General Artist
anything really counts as a poem man, it doesnt have to rhyme. and great job
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1-Itachi-Uchiha-1 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2010
That is the most awesome poem for the series.... actually it might be the only one....gave me chills

(PS. Chaos Theory was my favorite.... till Conviction comes out.... BAness....
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Vader6509 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice job
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taquito143 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010  Student Artist
:clap: :clap: :clap:
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AugustusColumbano Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2008  Student General Artist
my hairs are still standing on their ends
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Vili-Koopa Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2008
Now here's a dilemma for you; what do I like more? The poetry or the meaning?
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elDrow Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2008  Student Artist
Felt the hair standing on the back of my neck. It must be the sensations those terrorists have before they know they're unconscious. Very well done.
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dejure Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008   Interface Designer
:headbang: Awsome
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HTML-LORD Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2008
This realy is the discription of sam, faved it:)
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firewolfy Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2007
dude good job on that, ive played them all sofar and loved each of them, the system on Chaos Theory is my fav, but Double Agent is pretty fun hell they all are fun
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SilentPleasure Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice one. I also like the games, all of them really good.
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kingkmega Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2006
wow dude that's awsome, i am addicted to splinter cell, and i never... just... wow
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g0ld Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2003
rockin! it really captures the essence in a muchly dramatc way....yayness!
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sa55y Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2003
Nice! Interesting and imaginative similies. But when I started reading it, it was going somewhere, but you wondered off aaHaHA
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soapdish Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2003
Such a fantabulous game too. The poem does it justice...and the sameness in the sentence structure (my mind is failing me in what the appropriate english term is for this... d'oh) makes it all the more powerful. :) (Smile)
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raiondas Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2003
RAWR! very kool! Clap
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