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It’s fragile,
Hold it in your hands,
Watch as it’s crushed,
Tell it to run,
Never look back,
You want it to flourish,
Not to fade,
Don’t be surprised,
When it turns around,
Bearing Fangs,
In spite of the love,
You showed,
And when it leaves,
Don’t expect,
It to ever come back

How do you react, as life is taken right in front of you?
Would it affect you more depending on its size and shape?
Would it matter if it was intelligent, or maybe if you could relate?

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LexusMarieThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
May 30 at 1:27 pm:
Hey there! I knew by the title that this would be sad and I was right, but I was glad to have read your author's comment. Anyways, this was a great poem. I liked the set-up a lot, the emphasis of certain words, like life, was brilliant. This was a very powerful poem, reading the backstory and everything about this was just right on. Thinking about life and how fragile it is, is scary. And then you think about death and how sudden that can be, and that's scarier. The ending really makes t... (more »)
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