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Laces This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

No, that doesn't work.
But look at how the laces swing in perfect arcs,
The aglets, eyelets, sole(soul), my love,
They are you and they are me.
Left, right, matched step-step.
But look at that perfect white! Do you scrub them?
So I will write
All over you, just so you won't
Your shoes, I mean.
I don't want them to ever forget me.
Because if I could I would snag your laces,
Tie us and knot us together. I would.
And we would march-march-march-march.
Right off of a cliff if you asked.
To the edge of the Earth if you asked.

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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sparkofheart said...
Jun. 2, 2010 at 7:12 pm
that was really unique and you have your own style that really makes you stand out! awesome job!
Powd3er said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 11:38 am
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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