Until We Learn to Swim This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

We laminate our lamentations
Sealing sorrows
Dwindling diffidently
Tucked and taped away
Awaiting another day
Until the salty seas of tears
Turn taxingly to waterfalls
And begin to drown us
Swirling whirling hurling waters
Roaring radiantly
In violently vicious streams
Of hissed howls and hollers
Warily walloping us for our
Omnipresent oppression of their existence
Until in the midst of sullen spiteful swarms
Of embezzled emotions
We learn to swim

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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Dandelion said...
Mar. 21, 2010 at 8:26 pm
I love the flow, the alliteration, the rhyme, the fact that it's free verse. Great!
 
skiqueen91 said...
Dec. 1, 2009 at 9:34 pm
This is a beautiful poem! It's very creative and descriptive. You're a fantastic writer!
 
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