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By Amber A., Stafford, VA

In my closet there’s a photo
that shines like rubber,
and looks slick
like hair gel.
it’s buried under the dresser
making love with the dust,
and conforming,
to the floor.
trapped inside its clear container
is a girl,
who only whispers
with little particles of dust
underneath the closet door.
whispers that are slick.
that dance the salsa
to no music,
and tango
with my eardrums.
whispers that get on their rug-burned knees
and release their requests unto me.
if only i could set her free,
if only i could set her free.

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i love this so much!

Kamana BRONZE said...
on Jul. 11 2013 at 11:57 pm
Kamana BRONZE, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
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This is just breath taking. Every word is absolute prefection! I'm eager to read more of your work.

on May. 4 2011 at 1:10 pm
Shadowstar BRONZE, Apache Junction, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
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"If you do not have the time to read, then you do not have the time or tools to write," Stephen King.

nice poem. i totally loved it. it is way better than my poems.


on Jun. 9 2010 at 3:04 pm
vampyre_girl BRONZE, Shamong, New Jersey
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NO way. Your work is great.


on Jun. 9 2010 at 10:03 am
NeverSayShhh SILVER, Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
\"i dont think your beautiful, i think your beyond it\" [lil wayne]

wow. haha.. thiz iz rlly good. way tew go gurrly ;] lmao. lotz better thn mi stuff..