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

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   Two brothers I had once

When I wasn't here.

When I was old enough to understand

I knew I had to know.

In the living room I stand

and opened the box that held the clipping

that offered the shattering news.

My brother was dead

I had only one left



One brother I have left

and I know he loves me.

He's older and stronger now,

and so am I.

Out in the streets,

he hangs with his friends

Every shooting I hear

I fear for the day

When I will hear

No brothers I have left.




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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singdance7 said...
May 15, 2010 at 3:33 pm
very moving!
 
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