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Oblivion This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.

Just you and me
perched on the edge of
oblivion
History in our laps
And time dribbling through
our outstretched fingers.
Life
in sweaty glasses beside us
And love
gossiping with the breeze
as it lightly kisses
our faces.
Light is dripping down
our rosy cheeks
And all around us
are dew-spangled cobwebs
of dreams.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category. This piece won the May 2010 Teen Ink Poetry Contest.




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Coleyy said...
Feb. 17, 2011 at 1:46 pm:
amazingg poem! i love your word choice to describe your metaphor :)
 
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ArabQuest said...
Nov. 4, 2010 at 9:53 am:
OMG! This is amazing! I really like the imagery. 
 
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fiftiesgal467This 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 4, 2010 at 5:34 pm:
Nice job! I really liked this poem!
 
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sparkofheart said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 9:33 pm:
really pretty loved the description i felt like i was really there living my own fantasy :) great work!
 
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silver lily said...
Nov. 21, 2009 at 10:10 am:
This is great emi gorgan!lol nice job
 
Poet_in_Motion This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 21, 2009 at 11:39 am :
Thank you, lily gorgan!
 
SIlver Lily replied...
Nov. 26, 2009 at 2:14 pm :
LOL=) BYE EMI GORGAN!
 
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