Sunburned, Broken Wings

January 13, 2011
By Aislinn13 BRONZE, Arlington, Virginia
Aislinn13 BRONZE, Arlington, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
If you are a dreamer, come in.
If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar,
A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer . . .
If you're a pretender, come sit by my fire,
For we have some flax golden tales to spin.
Come in!
Come in!
-Shel Silverstein


I am terrified
of sunburn, and breaking.
The day is young

and the day is old,
and I listen to
a cacophony
of birds,
and splashes
in a pool.
And the clatter of keys
on a Formica counter announce
that the angel is home,

and the angel is home,
and angels hold me forever,
and I return
to the house,
my shoulder blades
sunburnt
and broken.



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