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This city held my quivering bones still
untill i learned to grow arround them
i was built here,
beneath this citys smog of its own self
memories carved in the streets
from when i was once so strong
because of the things that i had held deep in my soul
but they have now left me
this winter, i felt its bite
the snow wore and tore my bones
it wispered and told me to run from this city,
the only home ive ever known
this city has consumed me.



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Nanner said...
Jun. 10, 2010 at 1:22 pm
This is great! :) Don't stop writing.
 
sarahbeth replied...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 10:51 am
thank you so much, that truly means alot to me.
 
thewriteidea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 19, 2010 at 5:43 pm
this is really good! my favorite line is the first one, it really grabbed me and convinced me to keep reading the rest of the poem. and i'm glad i did! this is one of my favorite poems i've read. check out some of my work, too if you'd like. keep writing!
 
dianaforfree said...
May 19, 2010 at 10:46 am
Wow. again, so very sad in a raw, beautiful and truthful way. i love your words. post more stuff soon! ♥
 
sarahbethkoch This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 10:52 am
thank you so much, i will post more shortly.
 
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