A Stitch across Time This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.

If I could, I would,
stitch the next happy hour towards good,
sew up the tip, the end, the noose,
till time’s pocket lets no true terror loose.

A stitch in time could save us then,
closed between now and the end,
a charm to work a spell to toss,
a door closed and a dream lost.

But I’m just a tailor,
an artist with cloth and thread;
not a dreamer dressed as a jailer,
or a savior for the dead.





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crubs3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 4, 2010 at 9:16 pm
Wow i love this!! i dont see how this could not be published!! If you could please rate and comment on my work that would be great!! thanks and ur sooo good!!!
 
alynic9323 replied...
Aug. 5, 2010 at 7:21 am
Thank you sooo much!!!! You don't know how much i appreciate hearing that. It makes me want to write more!!! :)
 
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