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Irony This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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The shards of glass littered the cold, black asphalt
like sparkling stars strewn across the night sky.

Their brilliance catching the corner of my eye,
making me slow down, just to look at them a little longer.

In my awe of the sheer beauty of merely broken glass,
I couldn't help but think

How someone else's tragedy
could be so beautiful to me.

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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messyjessi1208 said...
Apr. 19, 2010 at 10:07 pm
I loved this(:
 
MoonlightMadam This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 31, 2010 at 8:05 pm
This was really good! Gorgeously written. Keep it up.
 
88084 said...
Mar. 31, 2010 at 1:42 pm
It's funny how this poem could too be beautiful to us, and maybe someone else's tragety...
 
yesimdarrian101 said...
Mar. 31, 2010 at 6:19 am
this showed how connected we all are with eachother. it was beautifully written, and helped you tell story without coming right out and saying what you meant.
 
Julia R. said...
Mar. 9, 2010 at 1:24 pm
The depth behind the simplicity was.. beautiful..
 
His sweet<3 said...
Feb. 22, 2010 at 11:20 am
awhh(:! how pretty was that(:! here ill so how pretty it was it wasnt even pretty it was sweet nice aqwesome and ya ironic(:! lol love anna(:!
 
RenaissanceMan said...
Jan. 24, 2010 at 8:27 pm
Great impact in so little time. True art form. Check my stuff out if you have the time. Thanks
 
fuzzybunny16 said...
Jan. 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm
That was really pretty. I liked how the words came from someone else's tragedy.
 
kungfud00d said...
Jan. 2, 2010 at 11:46 am
Great job! I really loved this poem. Watching it take shape, word for word
 
Shirley_R_Kleiner said...
Jan. 2, 2010 at 9:47 am
Wow I really like the simplistic structure with such a nice flow and rhythmn, and the meaning, is great, I love poem's that wait till the last lines to make a point, great job! When my work is done pending, will you look at it and comment please?
 
sasssgirrrl22 said...
Dec. 11, 2009 at 11:14 pm
wow. kOoL perspective
 
B+Attar56 said...
Dec. 11, 2009 at 5:54 pm
very beautiful outlook. It evoked a feeling at the end, great job.
 
jessie-w said...
Dec. 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm
I love how you can put so much feeling into something so short!
 
Emmalee This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 11, 2009 at 8:11 am
Wonderful. :)
 
AmnyR said...
Nov. 19, 2009 at 8:40 pm
great work!!!
 
Poet_in_Motion This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 19, 2009 at 5:00 pm
I love this. Beautiful.
 
Emmalee This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 19, 2009 at 11:09 am
Simple. Wonderful.
 
ariwrites94 said...
Nov. 19, 2009 at 8:41 am
wonderful poem! you are a talented writer!!! keep up the jaw-dropping work :) oh yeah if you have time could you maybe read, comment, and rate my poem called "Sensitive Am I?" Thanx. :)
 
~*The-Broken-Hearted-Girl*~ said...
Oct. 28, 2009 at 4:50 pm
this is amazing! I love it! i've had so many ironic moments that this is ironic for me. lol. but i loved it. great job and congrats on making the mag.
!!! :D
 
TigerLynn said...
Oct. 5, 2009 at 9:59 pm
I love this style , it is a moment captured with an interesting overall idea.
 
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