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Nick, this is not easy to write.

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Nick, this is not easy to write.
It can’t be easy to read.
But you can’t always erase.
You can’t rewind, or backspace, or delete
Or take it back.
It’s a bruise. Leave it.
That kind of thing will heal.
I am standing on the edge of everything and nothing.
My body hurts from wanting all of this
And none
Right this minute
And the next.
But sun is disappearing;
The colors blur and blend.
I’ve never seen the sky this color purple
And red.
You couldn’t possibly be staring at the same sky.





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fairygirl said...
Oct. 21, 2008 at 11:37 pm
hi! I have a couple of poems on this site if you want to look at them. I really loved your poem. The first line was very intriguing!! The rest of the poem was amazing, too. The colors you used to describe the sky were very good for portraying your emotions. Love it!!
 
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