st. lawrence river This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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the st. lawrence rushes onwards
throwing pebbles like words
let fall from our tired lips,
clumsy when we should be careful.

throwing pebbles like words,
reaching our hands out too far
clumsy when we should be careful,
we waver beside the current.

reaching our hands out too far
toward a perfect stranger.
we waver beside the current,
unsure whether to trust.

toward a perfect stranger
we make breakable promises,
unsure whether to trust
in a delicate future.

we make breakable promises,
let fall from our tired lips.
in a delicate future,
the st. lawrence rushes onwards.

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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despurlock This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 29, 2009 at 2:03 am
Wow! I really love this piece :) I love how you keep the theme throuhout and relate instances that happen one solid ground to that of the always changing danger of the water. Oh, and I loveeeeeee the form! Phenomenal! Keep it up!
 
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