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Never Meant to be Read

Where might I find a Window to the Soul?
I have searched in one's eyes, as they say in the stories
For eyes are clear and shining
And should surely lead to Deep Within

But I have stared into eyes
Eyes that stared back
Much too thickly layered to possess a core
And the light you see within them
Is but a hard, cold reflection

So where to search, to find the key to one's heart
Do you question them relentlessly
Wait for the right answer to tumble through their lips?
Or perhaps search through their things
For the hidden-away box?

Or do you look at their words
Tipped cautiously off their pencil
Fragile and erasable

For I have peered through inquiring eyes
At words
As dark and empty as they seem
And found, in the corner of their curve,
The small, clear window
That leads to a Soul

But I have moved on
My interest pushed aside
For some windows are never meant to be opened
And some words written,
Never meant to be read



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roxamania96 said...
Oct. 29, 2009 at 4:38 pm:
I loooooooove this one. Is this what you wrote your memoir on! The one about your sixth grade English teacher? You were this amazing in sixth grade?!?!?!
 
Yael K. replied...
Oct. 29, 2009 at 5:11 pm :
haha ya way to remember....ive always like this one :)
 
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Rebecca24 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 7, 2009 at 12:34 pm:
Don't be discouraged! :)
I love this part: "...in the corner of their curve, The small, clear window That leads to a Soul." Love the imagery. Keep writing!
 
Yael K. replied...
Oct. 7, 2009 at 3:58 pm :
thanks! btw im not a loser who comments on her own piece, a friend of mine went on to my email and wrote that comment on the bottom :) -yael
 
Rebecca24 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 7, 2009 at 4:57 pm :
Haha that's ok, I never thought you were! :)
 
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yaelephant5 said...
Sept. 23, 2009 at 11:37 pm:
what you said at the top about your english teacher is actually the saddest thing ever and believe me it happens to me all the time... very few people can appreciate good writing. keep up the good work!
 
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yael K. said...
Mar. 23, 2009 at 2:09 am:
its amazing omg this is the best piece ive read so far and ive read a ton!!! wow keep writing !!!!!
 
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