Magic In *Us*

March 18, 2010
You: Magic is gone from these days.
Me: You don't truly look, do you?
Magic lies
in our miracles,
in our sunny days,
in the simplest things,
in us.
You: What miracles?
And me, I laugh. I tell you
of what I know:
Christ came back,
Seemingly dead rise again,
Survivors of war come home.
You: What makes a sunny day magical?
Me: When you wake up to see
things beyond the window,
How everything sparkles,
How the land arranges into beauty,
How the sky stretched on, endless.
You: I don't see magic in simple things.
Me: Yes, you do.
You find them
When you hug a loved one,
When someone wipes away your tears,
When you jump into autumn leaves,
When you realize you can't count all the stars,
but try anyway,
When that flower grows in your windowsill,
Even by wearing
your favorite socks,
the magic is stirred.
You: I think I understand . . .
but what do you mean,
"in us?"
Me, I just smile.
Me, I lean in closer,
Me, I leat my arms creep around you.
you kiss me back.
I think we both felt it stir
a little faster.

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xBaByGiRrL22x said...
May 1, 2010 at 12:50 pm
woww. i luv this! definetly a fave. 5/5 starz xD
BleedingRose replied...
May 3, 2010 at 11:06 am

Thank you soooooooo much!


Liquid_Sky This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 8, 2010 at 3:48 pm
OMG!!!!!!!!!!! AMAZING I freaking LOVE it!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D Best poem ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D :D :D :D :D
BleedingRose replied...
Apr. 9, 2010 at 7:17 pm

Really?  I'm so super happy now!!!!!  I was having doubts about this before I posted it . . . it's so great to hear your comment!  Thanks!!  :)


Liquid_Sky This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 12, 2010 at 4:18 pm
Really! I LOVE it!!!! :D
BleedingRose replied...
Apr. 15, 2010 at 10:21 pm

WOW!!!  Thank-you soooooo much!  I love that you love it!


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