a poem about your skin This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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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.

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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kressbe said...
Jan. 27, 2010 at 5:48 pm
Beautiful phrases.
As a whole a touching piece
 
Shelly.B This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 27, 2010 at 4:38 pm
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
 
Marigold said...
Jan. 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm
Wow. Beautiful, I have no idea why you don't have more comments, this is stunningly effective.
 
MadAsAHatter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 29, 2009 at 9:21 pm
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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