By The Railroad Tracks

September 28, 2011
By paigeturner9 PLATINUM, Palo Alto, California
paigeturner9 PLATINUM, Palo Alto, California
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two people
not quite men
baggy pants
baggy shirts
yes not quite men
but not boys
either

they lounge
by the railroad tracks
something pinched between
dry fingers
smoke swirls
and the pathway reeks
of rebellion

they’re burning their homework
their report card
essays, college applications
their whole future
up in smoke
smolders to soot
with each gray-tinged puff



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on Oct. 1 2011 at 2:25 pm
paigeturner9 PLATINUM, Palo Alto, California
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thanks so much! :)

Anita PLATINUM said...
on Oct. 1 2011 at 1:23 pm
Anita PLATINUM, Santa Cruz, California
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This is really good. I loved the line "something pinched between dry fingers." Also, the title was very... enticing. It's consise, in a very good way. Awesome job!




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