Why I Kept These Heels MAG

May 9, 2010
By Tiffanie_marie GOLD, Sedro-Woolley, Washington
Tiffanie_marie GOLD, Sedro-Woolley, Washington
18 articles 1 photo 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't tell me the sky is the limit, when there are footprints on the moon.


Visions of an umbrella
Disturb the pathway
Of where I want to be.

A teddy bear with
Undone stitching and
A missing eye sits
Staring at my soul

A blue dress, stained
With red lies on my
Bed. Horrors of that
Night are stitched into
The fabric.

I want to be away
From the world – world
That took her away

Maybe one day I will
Walk up the marble
Stairs to the golden gates and

See her sitting in her room
Being a nine-year-old
Girl. With a worn-out
Teddy, a yellow umbrella,
And the heels I borrowed

A ringing sounds in
My ears, a feeling
Of a warm red
Liquid seeps through
My dress and
Stains my skin

I look down and see
Her brown eyes flutter,
Her lips tremble and
Stutter “Please …
Remember me, Sissy,
I love you”

I sit in the alley asking
And crying to God
Why my sister lies
Limp in my arms

The flash of gunmetal
Burned into my eyes
Like a hundred suns.

“I could never forget you, Sissy …
I love you too.”


The author's comments:
My family is the very essence of my inspiration.

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on Oct. 3 2012 at 1:26 pm
Tiffanie_marie GOLD, Sedro-Woolley, Washington
18 articles 1 photo 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't tell me the sky is the limit, when there are footprints on the moon.

Thank you (:

AriShine GOLD said...
on Jul. 27 2012 at 1:10 pm
AriShine GOLD, Norcross, Georgia
13 articles 0 photos 131 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Whatever you are, be a good one." -Abraham Lincoln

This is a really deep and emotional poem. I love it, really well done! Keep writing!

netjamie GOLD said...
on Jan. 27 2011 at 5:01 pm
netjamie GOLD, Portland, Oregon
13 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
love is giving some one the ability to break ur heart but trusting them not to

this is sooo cute :)

on Oct. 28 2010 at 10:06 pm
twobitslvr PLATINUM, Sedro-Woolley, Washington
42 articles 4 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
Do not go where the path may lead, but go intsead here there is no path and leave a trail.

Amazing, as always! :)


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