January 7, 2011
The heat ascends
Flames growing larger
As they eat it all away.
A rosy tint envelopes
Everything. Eyes, unblinking,
Will not look away, but instead
Bore inside, searching
Fumbling, shuffling, shifting,
Looking for an escape from
The fires of judgment, from
The watchful eyes of the observer.
And the heat grows ever stronger.

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sparklingxmoustache said...
Mar. 20, 2011 at 3:50 am
I have a presentation in school and it's on my favourite poem. I find this a great poem and would like to present on this. May I? :D
hanging_girl_666 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 2:41 pm
I second the agreement! Obviously amazing. Strong yet not over powering with its words.
KerliHairedGirl said...
Mar. 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm
I have to agree! this was really great! :D
LiveInTheMoment said...
Mar. 13, 2011 at 7:01 pm
I loved the metaphor, and you delivered it in a way that it didn't sound cliche. There was definitely strong emotion behind the words.Great job! I hope to hear more from you!
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