Staying Here MAG

August 10, 2009
By MaddyAnne GOLD, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
MaddyAnne GOLD, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
16 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Is there nowhere to go?

I will keep all my things
In Ziploc bags
And suitcases
So I won't have to believe
I'm staying here.

I'm told to think of
An open space.
I see a field and hills
That grow larger
Every time I look up
To see the sky.
What color? I can't tell, really.
Does this mean I'm stuck?
Please don't tell me
I'm staying here.

I want to live on an airplane,
Though I don't have much to offer,
I would leave for Utah
With you.
Just so you could see her.
And I could travel with you.
I want to see you smile.
Don't let me believe
I'm staying here.

Tell me when you want to leave.
I'll keep all my things in
Ziploc bags and suitcases
Taking up as little space as possible
So I don't have to believe
I'm staying here.


The author's comments:
The feeling of needing to leave, but knowing in the back of your head that you have to stay where you are, because the moment isn't right yet.

Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 1 comment.


Bethani GOLD said...
on Jan. 3 2010 at 9:22 pm
Bethani GOLD, Highlands Ranch, Colorado
10 articles 0 photos 508 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is perfect until you sit back and realize how boring it is without risks.

I love the description and topic! It's beautiful!


SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!