The World Is Preserved This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

November 30, 2008
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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

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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chelchelbear said...
Apr. 29, 2009 at 5:06 pm
probably the best i have read so far... today... Love It!
francheeze88 said...
Apr. 4, 2009 at 3:05 am
JordanElyse said...
Apr. 4, 2009 at 12:38 am
I love this poem.
Hannah T. said...
Apr. 3, 2009 at 11:35 pm
That is really quite amazing...if you think about it. I know I never had. The lines "How dare the sun, not hide it's head in shame" Got me I must confess. The were spectacular!
Steph F. said...
Mar. 20, 2009 at 12:31 am
wow that was amazing. Work of art. I was practically hysterical after i read it. Truly its just...u dont see this everyday. I really love it.
kissingdawn331 said...
Mar. 4, 2009 at 7:09 pm
wow I also have been commenting on poems...yours is one of the best yet thx 4 that
RJDeer said...
Feb. 27, 2009 at 5:45 pm
Wow. I love the rhythm and the word choice. "Click off and fall" really made me catch my breath.
Scribbling Life said...
Dec. 8, 2008 at 3:41 pm
I have been reading through poems on this page for quite a while. But this one I seriously needed to stop and comment. Great work, Great Depth, Great truth, Great meaning. <3 Sammiy.
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