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The cry of a songbird
awakened me to a world of ice
and I wondered
how a song so soft and gentle
could belong to a place so harsh

The rhythm of the song was
a beat that spelled out hope
that did not belong in the filth
my hands reached out
but the harsh rusted bars held them back

It was a reminder
of a broken dream
a reminder that these hands
could not longer touch the song
that had touched the place in my soul still innocent



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hopelessromantic....This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
May 19, 2013 at 10:39 am:
breathtaking...
 
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ShernayB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 27, 2010 at 12:07 pm:
Beautiful. :)
 
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