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

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   Scarlet MacawRising from destructionHis eye shinesBecause of the heatfrom the fireOr is the wetness really from a ...?Invisible spiritsCarry the macaw alonghis Homeland hardly leftA droplet in his eyeBecause of the sprinkling rainOr is it really a ...?Glancing backRain forest radiance ruinedby churning clouds of smokeScarlet Macaw is the only one leftCarries the banner of colorsof the lost rain forest allalonetrees, sky, flowers, sunvanished in flamesBlinkinga drop of water fallsIt really is a tear -A tear of mournfulness.by Madeleine Marecki, Morris, CT


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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