Blue 5

Colored my fingers blue
to-day;
dad laughed and said
I looked dead.

But mom sat me down
(all quiet,)
like a child----
and sadly shook her head.

I reminded her eyes
of a long time ago,
"when a man hung himself,"
she said.

And now all I can think of
(when I see my blue fingers,)
is that
dead man's
empty
bed.





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windswift This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 3, 2012 at 3:17 pm
once again, a strange starting point, something I will have to try and do from now on.  wierd way to bring it to a somber ending, it gives the reader a sense of, "what", which is good, it throws one off balance. 
 
Zildjian This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 25, 2011 at 2:47 am
This is wonderful. Is there anywhere I can find all of the Blue series? Will you post them all?
 
FreakyEyed This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 25, 2011 at 2:10 pm
Hrm... I'm not sure if I ever actually posted them all in succession or in the full collection. At least not online. I can let you borrow my old journals, if you like? You'll find them there. =) You could also check my DeviantArt.
 
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