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Friendships fade.
Hands part.
Rowboats separate,
Sailing independent
of each other.
The ocean of life
becoming wider,
more inhospitable.
I have lost so
losing touch as we
chose separate paths,
separate journeys.
Yet, the memories...
I will always have
the Jewel-like
Every last one,
opalescent within
my hands.

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leafyThis 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...
Apr. 22, 2013 at 9:31 am
I love this poem—very easy to relate to, especially now for me, at a time when I'm breaking from both this site and the friends I made here (as well as thinking about the friends I made here who left long ago). Very relatable for everyone, I think
YellowRose79 said...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm
Very lovely and I agree! I like the part about memories :)
IamtheshyStargirl replied...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 4:09 pm
Le Hannon, Rose (may I call you Rose?)
YellowRose79 replied...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 4:12 pm
:) Rose is good. May I ask what inspired this piece?
IamtheshyStargirl replied...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 4:20 pm
I was just sitting in the car, looking out on our west-side deserty mountains and the clouds, as we were driving home from a family reuion of which we were not actual blood relatives, and it kinda just came to me.
Aderes18 said...
Jun. 9, 2011 at 2:29 pm

I can also relate to this poem!

I love your picture too. It's very beautiful. :)

IamtheshyStargirl replied...
Jun. 13, 2011 at 3:56 pm
I guess I must write about things that everyone feels :) The picture is beatiful, the colors are so clear.
Thesilentraven This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 20, 2010 at 5:58 pm
This is so touching! I know the feeling to a great extent. Friendships lift you up, then fade (so heartbreaking). This poem is just lovely! Yes, memories are jewel-like. Very well said, and please keep writing.
IamtheStargirl replied...
Sept. 20, 2010 at 6:11 pm

I'm going to run out of ways to thank you :)

Diola lle, and I don't think that I could stop writing, really ;)

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