Little Girl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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     Little girl
Running down the hillside
Open arms spread wide
Chasing clouds to bigger skies
Rolling among the dandelions
Lost in a snowstorm of light
Until you fall you’ll never fly

Little girl
Lost in the sunrise

Little girl
Afraid to cross the street
Without Mama’s hand to lead
The light is green
Trust your feet

Little girl
Cupping a butterfly
In your hands it will die
Holding tighter doesn’t work, I’ve tried
Let its wings feel flight
Don’t cling to life

Little girl
Leaning over the edge of a bridge
Watching the river slip
Away
Little girl
Drop a stick into the stream
Let it carry your dream
Floating to a far-off sea
The hardest part is watching it leave
Believe

Red cherry lips
Blow me a kiss good-bye
Little girl
Touch the roof of the sky

Little girl
Your act is nearly through
and every face you ever knew
is here clapping for you
take a bow
as the confetti falls
around you
little girl
lost in a snowstorm of light
little girl
lost in the sunrise


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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InkCatcherThis 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. 21, 2016 at 11:54 am
This is so beautiful. The imagery is so vivid, it makes me think of a fairy tale.
 
keertz said...
Feb. 16, 2009 at 1:02 pm
nice poem......
 
brown eyed said...
Jan. 29, 2009 at 2:01 pm
wow this is very different but a good kind of different!!!!!!!!!:)
 
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