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I like to watch you sleeping
your chest, it caves, your lungs inflate.
the faintness of your voice, it soothes
dreams captured in tangled locks
I remember when they were orange.

the breath you breathe it’s louder now
I still don’t understand
what are you trying to tell me?
your paws tucked neatly under that chest
your nape, it peeks from under those locks.

back turned toward the sun
I don’t agree one moment!
the sun should illuminate your face
within a sweet face rests tired muscles
today, it’s a collarbone foundation.

toes tangled in sleep, ankles wrenched with exhaust
your clothes don’t fit you right
a sleepy voice now tugs at my sleeve
I can barely hear the hum

escaped dreams, come and tackle me
tickle, tackle, ’til I fall
into a deep sleep slumber too

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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KiNABABE said...
Feb. 2, 2010 at 12:26 pm:
Keep writing good work
 
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amac09 said...
Dec. 20, 2009 at 8:20 pm:
this is amazing = )
 
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AmnyR said...
Sept. 3, 2009 at 7:37 am:
this is beautiful. great work
 
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Angel*music*lover This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 23, 2009 at 10:49 pm:
This is so beautiful! I agree with Ramna! Encore!!!
 
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Ramna said...
Aug. 14, 2009 at 1:28 am:
You made my day. Encore. Though nothing compared your published and appraised piece, please consider reading my work.
 
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Jacquelyn S. said...
Aug. 13, 2009 at 6:09 am:
absolutely adorable!
 
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Eilina S. said...
Aug. 9, 2009 at 12:07 am:
That is pure art. You have paintd a beautiful picture. It's the kind of thing that makes us girls go AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!
 
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carmen H. said...
Jul. 17, 2009 at 4:23 pm:
i love it its such a cute/briliant peice =)
 
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Melinda L. said...
Jul. 16, 2009 at 11:32 pm:
Beautiful. I love it!
 
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tephynay This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 8, 2009 at 8:53 am:
i like this its sweet and makes me smile:)
 
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tina said...
Aug. 20, 2009 at 3:54 pm:
you, you and you.. you're all way too sweet! thank you for reading and your feedback! :]
 
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