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Why don’t the blades of grass
Curl away from the flame
How dare the sun
Not hide its head in shame
Why does that tree
Stand so tall
Why don’t the stars
Click off and fall
Your being is twisted
Your body is burned
Life is ending
But the world is preserved

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raysofsunshine said...
May 29 at 8:27 pm
This is really interesting, great job!
 
XweienX said...
Jan. 16, 2013 at 5:00 am
Is it OK if I used your poem for a school project? You will be fully credited.
 
ErikNightFanThis 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. said...
Jul. 10, 2012 at 12:24 pm
I love this poem and the image it made. You have a unique talent, I hope that you embrace it and make more amazing poems like this one. Check out my poems sometime.:)
 
beautifulspiritThis 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...
Feb. 16, 2012 at 9:25 am
This was fantastic! I liked how you personalized the earth, I never thought of the world being this way.
 
ForeverFlirty222 said...
Feb. 5, 2012 at 1:29 pm
This is BEAUTIFUL!! I love it! Keep writing! :)
 
Sweetie2toCute said...
Jan. 31, 2012 at 10:43 am
Great Job.! I Like When YOuu Said " Your Being Is Twisted Your Body Is Burned." I LIke How You Put It All Together.
 
eliana924 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 18, 2011 at 9:23 pm
The conciseness really adds a level of intrigue to your poem. Great job!
 
raeherron This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 14, 2011 at 9:13 pm
This was great!  Love the line "why don't the stars click off and fall".  Really nice.
 
LoudDreamerThis 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. said...
Nov. 14, 2011 at 7:14 pm
Holy cow. It was really good, but so dang simple. I wish I could just flat out say things like that poem does. I think that that's where the charm lies in it, even though its such a negative viewpoint. It's honest and truly describes feelings that most of us have felt: "How can The World  dare to be beautiful when everything in my world is going wrong?"
 
Batmanbabe said...
Oct. 23, 2011 at 3:36 pm
I really liked this! It was insightful yet simple (: nice work!
 
bpjrobert said...
Sept. 16, 2011 at 6:17 pm
You described nature so well. Thank-you.
 
dark_armor1 said...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 11:57 pm
it's different . which is why i LOVE it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Luckystar78 said...
Jul. 27, 2011 at 9:50 am
I think it's really well constructed and rhymes really well.
 
spency said...
Jun. 3, 2011 at 11:44 am
5/5 luv it
 
Dancing2222 said...
May 4, 2011 at 5:20 pm
Very nice. I like it:)
 
Phaedra1994 said...
Apr. 8, 2011 at 2:40 pm
This is a truly beautiful poem.
 
youknowwho AQ said...
Apr. 6, 2011 at 12:37 pm
simple but beautiful,the words are very powerful.
 
PoeticallyCorrect said...
Apr. 4, 2011 at 9:11 pm
thats wats up!!! omg beautiful
 
buggzbunnie said...
Mar. 30, 2011 at 9:40 pm
this proves that a piece doesnt bhave to be long to be good . this is fantastic
 
Splenda said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 7:21 pm
simply amazing. i adore the first to lines
 
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