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Perhaps Because This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

Ivy wound 'round a filigree
Of iron bars ahead
Barring a pathway to a garden
All its flowers dead.
Petals brown and pitiful
Scattered 'cross the ground
A mosaic past its glory
Waiting to be found
Fountains cracked and filthy,
Dirt all streaked across
The once-ago pristine marble
Coated now in moss
Little tufts of grass
Pushing up in flower beds
An innocent, ugly substitute
In the sunny flowers' stead
It's unclear why the happiness
Is spreading 'cross my face
Perhaps because (when life was gone)
New life took its place

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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jfickondale said...
Mar. 2, 2011 at 6:22 pm
This is exquisite! So delicate, wonderful imagery... please keep it up! You are truly one of the most talented writers on this site.
 
foreverwelsh said...
Jul. 25, 2010 at 3:38 pm

luv this :)

beautiful writing, keep it up!

 
becausetheskyisblue This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 3, 2010 at 1:34 pm
thanks; i try to :)
 
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