a poem about your skin MAG

September 19, 2009
By Alyssa Smith PLATINUM, Kemp, Texas
Alyssa Smith PLATINUM, Kemp, Texas
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you are covered

by land, a lithosphere,
a continent sprinkled
with snow. i watch

sky-water run
off your surface, leak
into cracks. i name
your freckles after cities,

your eyes after oceans. you
are a world, my world, but this

is only a layer.



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kressbe BRONZE said...
on Jan. 27 2010 at 5:48 pm
kressbe BRONZE, Mequon, Wisconsin
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Beautiful phrases.

As a whole a touching piece

on Jan. 27 2010 at 4:38 pm
Shelly.B DIAMOND, Lawrenceville, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
Be happy, the sky is still blue....kinda'

darling, this is perhaps on of the most beautiful love poems i have ever read. It is so simple, clean yet deep in imagery and meaning. you are a true inspiration, would you mind reading some of my work, i need critic and your comments would be greatly appreciated!! <3...amazing

on Jan. 26 2010 at 7:09 pm
Marigold BRONZE, Oakville, Other
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Wow. Beautiful, I have no idea why you don't have more comments, this is stunningly effective.

on Sep. 29 2009 at 9:21 pm
MadAsAHatter GOLD, Ames, Iowa
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i really like the lines "I name your freckles after cities, your eyes after oceans." Its very sweet, I like it a lot


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