The End Of The World This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

   The room is an envelope of silence.

The cardboard people sit in their paper chairs watching the metal box.

Through the plastic panes, the sky is falling.

No one notices.

Sometimes in the metal box there are pictures of war, the supreme escalation of hate.

But the cardboard people are indifferent.

Their paper chairs will not change.

Their metal boxes will not change.

Their plastic panes will not change, even if there was someone to look through them.

Somewhere faraway, there is a little girl running through strawberry fields.

Somewhere there is a couple giving their souls to each other.

Somewhere there is a little boy blowing a kiss to his mother.

But the sky continues to fall, and no one notices

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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Oct. 18, 2011 at 4:30 pm
katybug said...
Oct. 20, 2010 at 5:38 pm
wow.... seriously loved it
bbg.101 said...
Mar. 1, 2010 at 1:40 pm
this is sooo beautiful! i can see this in books and stuff... i rate 100 MAX :] love it[:
Kelsey said...
Oct. 17, 2009 at 11:55 am
The was abeautiful poem! I love it!
hi said...
May 20, 2009 at 11:23 pm
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