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yesterday
she parted the soil
soft sepia granules invited
her ripe fingers
to lay her tribute of seeds
tenderly into the ground
today
I part the soil
soft sepia granules invite
my unripe fingers
to lay my tribute of her bones
tenderly into the ground
and wait for the bloom

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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jennielikeduh said...
Aug. 27, 2013 at 11:01 am:
that was so touching! great job!
 
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remembermeplzThis 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...
Feb. 5, 2012 at 1:07 pm:
very moving
 
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Aiden said...
Apr. 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm:

i agree with everyone...

its's awsome.

 
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roseann This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 3:21 pm:
that was really moving, made me want to cry... cool beans!
 
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Babybluelove1 said...
Apr. 21, 2009 at 1:52 am:
wow, that was dark and sad but at the same time pretty and sweet!!:D
 
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Mr.Knightley said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 11:34 pm:
I hope this doesn't happen to me...
 
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CressFerriera said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 4:23 pm:
I thought it would be dumb, but dude, that was pretty good.
 
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Alison B. said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 4:07 pm:
I love the dark complexity of this. It takes a bold writer to be able to envelope such hidden tragedy into beauty.
 
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annkaykay2011This 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...
Apr. 4, 2009 at 8:50 pm:
Dark but in a beautiful way, very well written
 
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Jazz2010 said...
Apr. 4, 2009 at 6:34 am:
That is really good! Who were you writing about? It's very sweet in an ironic sense.
 
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bbyruth said...
Dec. 25, 2008 at 6:55 pm:
beautiful, it's haunting in it's simplicity. great job!
 
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