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In the middle of the spring
Crickets chirp and cardinals sing
All the children laugh and dance
As May sneaks up on the land
And a very deadly heat wave
Has risen up from summer’s grave
And came to dwell within our throats
And now the blood no longer flows
To the pinnacle the heat emerged
Wild beast disappeared in herds
What aren’t now ashes in the sky
Is cracked and peeled and burnt and dry
Though autumn gave us quite a flood
It isn’t enough to soothe the blood
We hope December can relieve
The scorching heat that summer did bring
We hope the snow will wash away
The painful burn that summer gave
In the beginning when snow is due
Birth is dying in the womb
We look for something that will cure
The suffering we must endure
From the fluid in our lunges
And the sickness we’ve become
Or the quiet in cold days
That slowly takes our life away
But there’s no hope and all is lost
All our hearts will seethe in frost
While we stuff our faces in vain
Choking on our hunger pains
As we regret that we did know
The cold and harsh ways of the snow.



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Aderes18This 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. said...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 9:50 pm:

This is so sad! :( 

but still written well. 

 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 23, 2011 at 7:37 pm :
Merci. ur so emotional captain.
 
Aderes47This 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. replied...
Sept. 24, 2011 at 1:36 pm :
I am emotional and sensitive too.
 
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Sept. 24, 2011 at 2:55 pm :
Aint it funny though-the irony?
 
Aderes47This 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. replied...
Sept. 24, 2011 at 4:16 pm :
What irony?
 
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Sept. 25, 2011 at 3:11 pm :
Did not u notice the change in the poem? The oppositism?
 
Aderes47This 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. replied...
Sept. 25, 2011 at 5:18 pm :
Not exactly, it's a story. The first two lines are opposite of the whole poem but it all flows with the story. :) I just realized something, the story doesn't make any sense. If the story starts in spring and they are celebrating(because winter is over) wouldn't they know winter? Also, you didn't mention fall.
 
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Sept. 25, 2011 at 9:55 pm :
I find it difficult for you to say the poem doesnt make sense when you clearly dont understand the point of it. I domt owe autumn anything, it doesnt belong in the poem.
 
Aderes47This 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. replied...
Sept. 25, 2011 at 11:01 pm :
Whatever. Fall is a season, you know. A lovely, beautiful season.
 
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Sept. 26, 2011 at 10:49 am :
Then go wrire about it. It just doesnt add to the meaning of this one.
 
Aderes47This 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. replied...
Sept. 30, 2011 at 5:36 pm :
Ok, I see what you mean. 
 
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Oct. 1, 2011 at 6:42 pm :
Mm hmm, I still love u though.
 
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DreamWriter15 said...
Jun. 11, 2010 at 8:00 pm:
I love this, it's also beautiful, like almost every other one of your poems.  I can't believe I've never read any of these before, they're too good to be true!   This is yet another one of yours going in my favorites list.  Well done!
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 20, 2010 at 3:25 am :
i love your inputism, and that i'm one of your favorites. that alot really means. fait ta danse capatin, fait ta danse.
 
DreamWriter15 replied...
Jun. 20, 2010 at 12:24 pm :
Might I ask what that means?
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 21, 2010 at 5:56 pm :
fait ta danse=do your dance en francais/in french.
 
DreamWriter15 replied...
Jun. 25, 2010 at 3:45 pm :
oh........duh
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 12:36 pm :
you seem to be a thinker of happy thoughts, so i find it funny that you think this one is beautiful, considering what its.............
 
DreamWriter15 replied...
Jun. 28, 2010 at 10:38 am :
Haha, you're like the only person who can say that...
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 28, 2010 at 1:29 pm :
continuate captain. this is just a very deathly poem,thats all. do you .......
 
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