Alice

May 6, 2010
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Cookie-cutter butter cookies
piled on a plate
outside her door.
A cluster of long-stemmed daisies
knotted with a ribbon-bow.
A note written on graph paper,
folded and unfolded
a thousand times.
A mug of chocolate,
crowned with cream
and dusted with sugar.
A mascara wand.
A contact lens,
hazel.
A tube of toothpaste,
mint.
A day.
Her hand.
His hand.
A tangle of wrists and fingers.
Two people caught
in the rain.
A kiss.
A week.
Two hazel eyes,
searching.
Two blue eyes,
downcast.
A cup of spiced tea.
A phone call.
An answer.
A tear.
Then more.
A tissue.
A day.
An empty mug.
A thousand pieces of a note.
Daisy petals
ripped from a stem,
scattered across a rug.
And a plate
of butter cookie crumbs
outside her door.





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HasntWrittenInAgesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 14, 2011 at 12:38 am
that was funny. i am loving the tiement of the beggining to the end. it would be conducive for you to do your dance at the time which is now. 5 stars. -B Dism.
 
LifeInTechnicolour This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 26, 2011 at 11:53 am
Thanks! :) but...what do you mean, my dance?
 
HasntWrittenInAgesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 4, 2011 at 8:13 pm
oh, so you dont have a dance? well you can find one in isle four, not very original though...
 
sparkofheart said...
Jun. 5, 2010 at 5:35 pm
that was really good great job you have lotsa talent :)
 
ThisLitIsBananas This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 5, 2010 at 8:13 pm
thank you so much! :)
 
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