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

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   Oil Spill

Midnight oil
Lays upon the
Surface of the
Restless, undulating sea.
Ripped from the
Dark and filthy womb
Of an oil tanker
By the sharp scalpel of a reef.
Reveling in its newfound freedom,
The black slick spreads soundlessly
Greedily engulfing everything in its path.
Ravenous,
It spreads its greasy,
Glistening tentacles, and
Poisons the life force of the world
By sending its deadly cancer
To the cradle of fertility below.

by D. L., New City, NY


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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monique cowled said...
Oct. 18, 2014 at 8:27 pm
great            
 
lizzyw77 said...
Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:38 pm
I love the imagery in this poem... really strong language! Please check out my stuff if you can :)
 
yousuckmonkeyballs said...
Aug. 18, 2010 at 1:58 am
this is a pre sheet poem, IT DUNT HALP MEH.
 
BOOBBBYYYY said...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 2:04 pm
DANG THAT'S DEEP GURL!
 
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