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A Child's Eyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

You see the taxi, papier-mâchéd with ads
She sees a magically oversized yellow bug
You see the sidewalk cracks and abandoned shoes
She sees a canyon and a cowboy's lost boots
You see the morning commuters' furious faces in traffic
She sees the mismatched puzzle pieces, cars not yet lined up
You see a caged lion, starved behind its zoo prison bars
She sees the land of Africa, a vast desert stretched to the horizon
You see the night, with its creepy shadows and dark hallways
And she wishes to stay up past bedtime and just once ignore the night-light.

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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ZiviStern This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 18, 2014 at 6:38 pm
I love the picture you chose to put with the poem. It fits so well.
 
Skeezics said...
Dec. 22, 2010 at 12:04 am
this is beautiful
 
poohbear2014 replied...
Jan. 7, 2011 at 10:31 am
i love this =]
 
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