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Suddenly while knitting a scarf,
the first scarf ever,
my first knitting experience, taught
by Gramma, I smell
Toaster Strudels.
There's a hole in my scarf
I must have dropped a stitch.
The bottom starts to unravel.
Gramma? What do I do?
The purple yarn is coming undone
twisting like veins
and tangling like vines
pulling my fingers
like the tubes in Gramma's arm
and nose.
Gramma? What do I do?

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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Missundrstoodx2 said...
Jan. 2, 2012 at 2:37 am:
ahh, so unexpected, so relatable, so vivid, so telling, so special.
 
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lauren.elizabeth. said...
Sept. 1, 2011 at 6:24 pm:
It was cute, somewhat symbolic, I suppose. Keep up the good work! Comment for a comment?
 
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