Your Fires

December 30, 2010
By TheArchitect ELITE, Madison, Wisconsin
TheArchitect ELITE, Madison, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
-Anything said by Mr. T
- Ill be in my bunk
- Im so clever that half the time I don't even understand what I'm saying

she's choking on the smoke
from those fires that you set
the gravel digs into her knees
tears wipe the dirt from her face
clean tiger-stripe trails down her cheeks
she reaches out
towards the fires
but she can't bring herself to touch them
though she would love to get lost in the flames
of your fires
she is sick of smoke and tears
and she is so cold
waiting to shatter like ice
so all her shards
can blow like dusty ash
around what is left of her world
since you burned it down

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on Jan. 17 2011 at 4:48 pm
SpringRayyn PLATINUM, Lakeville, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't punish yourself," she heard her say again, but there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness too. That was writing."
--Markus Zusak, "The Book Thief"

I love the lines "She is so cold waiting to shatter like ice."


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