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August 17, 2011
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blue embroidered above

with words – letters –

her head
not tears
but –
shame – disgrace –

the (been one) not-Mommy

not torn –

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freakystyley said...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 8:17 pm
i really like how this is written, and i come away with emotion and vibes rather than a story, plot or explanation. I'm not sure if this is what you wanted to get accross or not, but i really like it!
snaomi This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 8:22 pm

Thanks!  It actually started by me picking every fifth word out of an essay I was reading and then I tried to make a poem out of it.

If you could still pick up on the emotion without a fuller story, I really appreciate that, because I was wondering if it was clear :)

freakystyley replied...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 8:25 pm
woah thats a really cool idea i like it! and i'm glad that it worked out so cool!
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