Pieces of Memory

March 11, 2009
By YeVale McKee BRONZE, Fredericksburg, Virginia
YeVale McKee BRONZE, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Couples walking hand in hand
Their feet sinking in the light brown sand.
Waves punching the shore washing the prints away
I look at the people passing day by day.
The sun looks out on the people like a protective mom
The mid-day waves making everyone calm.
The sun partially peaking over the horizon
Like a child's head peaking from the bed he lies in.
The clouds are slowly fading away
Like a puffy afro coming to the end of its days.
The sun slowly disappears
Like pieces of your memory after many years.


The author's comments:
What inspried me to write this poem was my favorite place. My teacher, Mr.Conway, persuaded me to try and get it published. Hope you like it. ♥♥

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MrConway said...
on Jul. 9 2014 at 12:03 pm
It's been at least 5 years since YeVale wrote this poem in my class, and I still use it to teach similes and personification. I love to see that it's been published.   Mr. Conway


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