The Quilt

March 12, 2010
By Samantha101 BRONZE, Kaysville, Utah
Samantha101 BRONZE, Kaysville, Utah
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow…” –Lawrence C. Powell


Millions of colors
glistened.

Through the fields of patches sowed together,
each piece revealed a story.

Grandpa Smith’s old plaid shirt,
and Nanny’s purple dress.

The rusted truck in the flower field
and the moments I miss.

Treasured tales of Grandpa Smith.

Nanny’s perfume lingers in my memory.

The stitches, perfectly lined together, draw the patchwork together
as the sun rises over the canyon.


From the waters running through
The Grand Canyon,






rest in peace.


The author's comments:
This piece was written in memory of my great grandmother and grandfather. They both passed away many years ago but they still live in my family's heart.

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joeshmoe123 said...
on Apr. 3 2010 at 1:52 am
i love you sammyantha! smart words ya got there!

on Mar. 30 2010 at 5:46 pm
Samantha101 BRONZE, Kaysville, Utah
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow…” –Lawrence C. Powell

Oh shucks. Thanks. I guess I should post a few more things. Hmmm...what shall I post?

Uncle Sam said...
on Mar. 30 2010 at 4:47 pm
You are awesome and I look forward to reading more of your work!

on Mar. 30 2010 at 4:05 pm
Samantha101 BRONZE, Kaysville, Utah
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow…” –Lawrence C. Powell

Thanks Uncle Sam! You're the best. I'm so glad that you like it.

Uncle Sam said...
on Mar. 29 2010 at 1:15 pm
This is great and reminds me of Nanny and Grandpa so much!  Great Job, you are extremely talented and proud to be your Uncle, as usual!

on Mar. 28 2010 at 7:44 pm
Samantha101 BRONZE, Kaysville, Utah
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow…” –Lawrence C. Powell

Thank you so much for your comment! I'm so glad that you enjoyed it. I'll continue to add things that I've written to TeenInk and I'll be sure to check out your stuff. Thank you again for your comment! =)


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