Enemy Lines

June 29, 2010
The border in the yard
It’s marked
set in stone
by a trail of cigarettes.
The ashes
Marking:
You, on this side
You, on the other.

The border in the yard
is shown as well
in the tufts and curls of wild, wild weeds
that spring up in the earth
that separates:
You, to this side
You, to the other.

The border in the yard
divides the old and the older
the rusted and ruined
From
The worn and the weary.
You, on this side
You, on the other.

And I –
We –
We stand
on this very border
of flowers
and ash.





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crubs3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2010 at 12:04 am
Wow i lvoe this!!! its so great and it just conveys such emotion and power!! if you could please rate and comment on my work that wuld be awesome!!! especially to anonymous!!! thanks and ur really good!!!
 
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