Night and Day This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

September 15, 2009
Like night and day,
They belong together.
They depend on each other.
They need each other.
He is bright and warm with his perfect smile.
She is dark and mysterious with her black eyes.
As he lights up the air with his presence, her eyes sparkle like the stars that
come with nighttime.
As she reveals her luminous smile, curved carefully to match the crescent
moon, his blue eyes mirror the sun’s joy.
Though very far apart, they are always near.
When one hides its face in shame, the other will come to its rescue.
Her nights are filled with pursuing his warmth as her star-speckled hands swim
through black water to find his handsome face.
His days are bursting with impatience as he waits for her smile to cast its light, to
set the illusion-filled mood.
When his eyes open to reveal the beauty that lurks within him, her smile is faint
behind his radiant shine.
A piece of her always remains when she is away, waiting there to remind him
that she’ll always be there.
She was there when gray gloom covered his jubilant colors.
She’d wait as he cried his heavy tears of pain and sorrow until the gloom faded away.

He knew she was there,

She was waiting for him …

She was the reason why the strong winds would sweep through the trees when he laughed.
She was the reason for his radiating heat that warmed the hearts of others when he couldn’t contain his happiness.
She was the reason for his cold, bitter tears that froze the atmosphere when he cried ­because her smile was nowhere to be found.
She was the reason for the beautiful colors that he would paint in the sky when she ­returned to him.

She was always there.
She was always waiting.

Waiting for the day he would realize that she loved him as much as he loved her.

Just like night and day.
They belong together.
They follow each other.
They love each other.

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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Meghan said...
Sept. 15, 2009 at 7:13 pm
Amazing poem.
Madi J. said...
Sept. 15, 2009 at 4:56 pm
OMG. tht explains it---- WOW and OMG.
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