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She was like a firefly
Lighting up a starless sky
But only enough so she could see
Herself
No one else
No one else
Could see her light.
And she tried to
Matter
But her throat would close up
Tight
Telling her it was alright
To not know what to say
To go through every day
Just like a firefly
Whose name
Proposes
Flame
That only lights up herself
And she wonders if a firefly
Can ever become a blaze
And if a blaze lights up itself
At all
Or only the night sky





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crubs3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 9:29 pm
Wow this is so amazing!! i can so feel the emotion!!! if you could please comment and rate my work that would be great!! thanks and great work!!!
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 8:48 pm
i love this poem captain. especially the last 5 lines-philosophize me captain. 5 stars.
 
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