golden locket

June 29, 2010
face blue and lips pale
she lays on the ground
the rapid rush of her breath pulses through
but she can barely breathe
a thick chain surrounds her neck
only one charm left
the golden locket
she holds it close
the other chars scattered around her writhing body
her future endeavors
hopes and dreams
happy memories
all ripped from her
her hands tighten
the locket begins to crack
too many hidden secrets
haunting thoughts he instilled in her brain
the wind blows through
pulling the scattered charms away
she gasps
her eyes widen, face contorts
she tries to move
but pain has taken over
the chain rattles
the locket tries to stay strong
but it can't fight any longer
it shatters to pieces
her breath stops in a moment
gold falls with a thud
her hands now unfurled
nothing left to hold
and she's gone

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Tonni said...
Sept. 9, 2010 at 10:03 am
Oh... sorry.. hahaha i read it wrong.. Well then thank you.
Tonni said...
Sept. 8, 2010 at 11:28 am
This is really good, oh but in  the 17th line you said he when it's a she. :). well keep up this poetry.....i hope you get published in the mag. :):):)
cphertz08 replied...
Sept. 8, 2010 at 5:03 pm

the "he" is actually intentional. it goes with what the poem is about. 

and thank you for the compliment! 

crubs3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2010 at 12:10 am
Wow i love it!!! its so descriptive and amazing!! 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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