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and like the bird i found this morning
i'll lay you down
in a bucket of begonias on the side of the street
and hope your mother will come
to spoon feed you lies that
the world revolves around you.
that is, until you learn to fly
and realize
your feathers are now too big
for anyone to orbit.

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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ZenGirlAngel said...
Jul. 31, 2012 at 12:53 pm:
That was. . . so breathtakingly beautiful. . .
 
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DreamRider said...
May 31, 2010 at 10:06 am:
this is breathtakingly well-written!
 
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