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

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   For a split second there was nothing

except for a baby clothed in skin





He had no

(opinions)

(prejudices)

(hatred)

(love)



He knew not of his

(skin-color)

(race)

(sex)

(looks)



His eyes were soft and true

His smile bright and new

He reminded me of me

He reminded me of you



once.




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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FashionGuru said...
Aug. 5, 2009 at 4:31 pm
Wow, i really like your poem! The set up and layout of the words...it's striking. Plus, i'm in love with my neighbor and his name is Peter too :)) Keep writing!
 
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