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Night Swimming This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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Shadows fuse together
As she sinks below
The kettle’s rim.
She is her own key
Alone on the milky ripples.

It’s my turn. I’m naked
Save for the brush
Around me.
My shins flash white
and wane to black.

Together, in the water,
We are dark things,
Emerged from limestone karsts.
We’re all that’s alive now
In this night, in this kill.

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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annkaykay2011 said...
Jul. 18, 2009 at 6:31 pm
Wow its VERY descriptive
 
Abigail_W said...
Jul. 18, 2009 at 3:33 pm
Very good! Have you ever heard of the song, "Nightswimming," by REM?
 
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