The Fight

July 8, 2011
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There is a light,
shining down,
through the night,
on a lonely girl.

A book in her lap,
her eyes on the stars,
a dream in her mind,
she wants to go far.

Her eyes hold a sparkle,
though her life is quite bleak.
Through this sparkle,
she is able to speak.

It starts with a vision,
then an urge to create.
Like painting a canvas,
she covers the hate.

Her pen to the paper,
the word seem to flow.
She writes and writes,
about how far she will go.

But hands hold her back,
pull her down to the ground.
Let part of her die,
without any sound.

Brandishing brush and pen,
she tries to fight back,
letting imagination,
lead her attack.

She leaps and dives,
a brilliant dance,
until the monster,
stands no chance.

With a beautiful flourish,
and a flick from her hand,
she pierces his heart,
and he crumbles to sand.

Then she is back in her room,
gazing into the night.
Resting head on hands,
she waits for the light.

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tsinger07 said...
Jul. 12, 2011 at 4:34 pm
This is simply beautiful and flows so easily! You have talent.
Cookieluvr said...
Jul. 12, 2011 at 4:29 pm
I love this! The rhyme scheme is perfect. And the cute little story is very good. Awesome job! Would you mind checking out my poem Hidden? It's a free-verse poem. Thanks! :-)
Casual.dreamer said...
Jul. 12, 2011 at 12:54 pm
this is great. Look at my work?
PrincessJ said...
Jul. 12, 2011 at 1:53 am
That was super cute! You put meaning and feeling into it while still leaving it lighter and an easy read. Great job!
NinjaGirl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 11, 2011 at 10:24 pm
I like this a lot! Your use of rhyming and the chronological order of the stanzas makes it a fun and easy read. Great job! Could you please check out some of my work and leave comments/rate them? Thanks in advance if you do. :)
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