Ode to Youth

September 30, 2008
I am Adolescent,
My tongue is loose with fire,
Like the volcanoes on my face,
volatile, pubescent.

I am Child,
My will is with the wind,
Like the shifting of the season,
growing, wanting.

I am young,
My heart beats fast inside,
Like a pearl inside an oyster,

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princessleah said...
Oct. 9, 2008 at 5:00 pm
You're very talented! I'm sure your family is very proud of you!
proudmomof2 said...
Oct. 6, 2008 at 3:45 am
Love this poem....write more!!!!
azloent said...
Oct. 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm
Hi Keegan, I remember immediately my teenage years through your descriptive poem. Wonderfully written! llo
CG said...
Oct. 3, 2008 at 6:07 pm
Keegan, Very nice poem!! I like your use of figurative language and point of view.
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