July 4, 2011
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My roots lie in the east,
a place I swore I’d never love.
I must be a traitor.
I am western-born,
from one end of me to the other,
and nothing then could tear me from
my beloved desert.
Oh, these days weigh heavily
on my western heart.
I am lost.
I will not find myself again,
not in the east.

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NinjaGirl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 2:54 pm
Great job :)
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