Toes of Prose

I missed this pen;
longed to feel it
pirouette across pages
between my calloused fingers.

En pointe, it dances about,
giving way to steady vernacular.

It dips, glides, leaps, and twirls
like a prima ballerina
and stops at the end of the poem
with a practiced halt.





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nickykens This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 17, 2011 at 4:39 pm
Absolutely amazing!  Beautiful.  I love it so much.  Great work!  A fantastic poem.  Imagery and I loved the words, and the title makes it even better.
 
TheLadyKate replied...
Apr. 21, 2011 at 5:35 pm
Thanks! My teacher actually helped me come up with the title.
 
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