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In the Shadows of a Once Existent Wood This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

i'm sure
that once,
perhaps,
a long time ago
there were
trees in the view
with leaves of yellow
and green.

i imagine
i can still hear cascades
crashing in the distance,
their crystal water
gleams in the sunlit
wood.

the warm sun would have
shone in
through the extinct canopy
above
and the light would pour
upon the ground.

but now,
the only rays of light come from
the gleaming
star light years away
and the moon in a cloud-covered
sky.
they barely
illuminate the area.

a slight breeze gives me
a chill
as it wanders through
my hair,
as i stand
alone,
secluded from the rest
of the world
in this once-existent wood.

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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An-eloquent-leafThis 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...
Apr. 13, 2012 at 11:22 pm
*adds poem to her favorites*
 
G. said...
Oct. 6, 2011 at 8:18 pm
This is a truly haunting poem. It puts images in my head that make me shiver. A wonderful job
 
faerest said...
Jun. 12, 2011 at 2:03 pm
This is an AWESOME poem, it has details and i LOVE nature, i have fallen in love with this poem lol
 
Duckie430 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 9, 2010 at 12:27 pm
i like this alot!!! you have alot of talent!!!
 
Tenthmuse said...
Sept. 17, 2010 at 9:30 am
Wow! This is amazing. It reads really easy and smoothly. You have a gift! Keep writing!
 
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