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Night To Palermo This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

We lay in our sleeping bags, packed tight in
a shadowy corner, away from the
white lights. The ferry glided over the
slippery blackness. No water. No wind.

A flat orange moon slid out from behind
The white bars. It sidled slowly down the
Row with no reflection or halo, one
guilty thumbprint in the contagious dark.

The metal ridges under the cotton
Press into the ridges of my backbone.
At daybreak, deep crosshatches will scale
my legs,
As the tinfoil sea crawls back under
the deck.

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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spirtualpersonificationThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
today at 3:37 pm:
I love the imagery in all your poems and how they make you ponder!
 
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AlaskaFrostThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 24, 2012 at 12:23 am:
Wow this is so beautiful! definitely one of my favorites from this site
 
missscribbles replied...
Jun. 24, 2012 at 9:10 am :
Thank you so much! I'm glad you liked it.
 
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Sheil said...
Nov. 28, 2011 at 12:43 pm:
This is excellent! I liked it so much
 
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