Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

Leaf-Flown Path

in these woods
a leaf-flown path
betwixt bare-twigged trees
haunted paths end, leading to things unforeseen
this door hath been opened
by winds too rough;
steps unsure, steps inside
not sure what secrets therein lie
breathing quickens and instincts slow
to and fro, these mindless know:
these empty rooms and dusty floors
i know not of who's been before
winding staircases, opposing thoughts
my mind sees what it should not ought;
this emptiness, this architecture
engulfing me to be the lone protector
although not I know
whether this be house or mansion or castle,
I fear not curiosities continue, my friend.
For I hath awoken from such fantasies, this be sure
for 'tis a dream and nothing more.





Join the Discussion

This article has 1 comment. Post your own now!

Canada21 said...
Dec. 22, 2008 at 5:14 pm
HOLY CRAP TOREY!!!!! :) CONGRATS
 
bRealTime banner ad on the left side
Site Feedback