Back On Land This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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   Staff, splinters, shattered rods,

Fill the pavement with heat, light.

Then you step out on the street

And a sudden puddle of night

Flows and ripples over the brilliance,

Wobbling as you wobble, distorted.

You realize the shadow is you on the hot

Pavement, yours the contorted

Form, and the streets seem

Paved with gold. But suddenly a

Cloud covers the sun, cold

Darkness flows over, and you

Realize the shining was fool's gold.


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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Yasmeen said...
Jan. 1, 2011 at 5:12 pm
I am utterly flabbergasted! This poem was amazing in every way possible! I love it and the message was very clear, excellent work!
 
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