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Her smooth fingers
Coat a car windshield
With sun-kissed cream.
Dipped in butter soap,
Sponges soak up dirt,
Reveal the lost glimmer.
She sprays hose-water
Like an April shower,
Onto the glossy hood.
Her shiny reflection
Meanders in droplets
Down metallic doors.
Froth tickles her toes
As a bubble of delight
Escapes from pink lips;
It frolics with soapsuds,
Dancing to the melody
Of her sweet laughter.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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snakebreeder77 said...
Sept. 14, 2011 at 1:55 pm:

I never thought that anyone could ever make a chore sound fun!!!!!!

 

 
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emilybwrites said...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 9:56 pm:
please check out my poems "Forgotten Domain" and "The Others" and rate and comment on them :)
 
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IrishDancerxoxo said...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 8:40 pm:
That was cool to read, it kinf of makes me want to wash my car now
 
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emilybwrites said...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 9:06 am:
wow i loved how you made washing a car sound glamourous!
 
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NaleDawg said...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 10:03 pm:
nice, look at my work?
 
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Rachet said...
May 2, 2011 at 10:58 am:
I loved how i felt like i was there well i read it, i could see the water.. and the bubbles! amazing!
 
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hwilliamsrocks said...
May 2, 2011 at 10:46 am:
my dog ate a squirrel yesterday!!!!
 
hwilliamsrocks replied...
May 2, 2011 at 10:46 am :
sorry i just had to post that
 
Bgeek24 replied...
May 13, 2011 at 8:12 pm :
uhmmm.... not neccesary
 
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overachiever-writing said...
Mar. 1, 2011 at 8:37 pm:
This poem has a refreshing lightheartedness to it
 
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Aderes18 said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 4:10 pm:
This poem reminds me of when I wash a car and just whenever I have fun with water. It just totally gets all those emotions into one piece of poetry. 
 
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J-Dawg330 said...
Feb. 14, 2011 at 8:47 am:
I think it was very nice you should definatly write more
 
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doubleS said...
Jan. 21, 2011 at 11:03 am:
It was great imagery, in every line.
 
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brodiephillips said...
Dec. 9, 2010 at 5:36 pm:
hahahajhaHA NICE
 
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jward24895 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm:
I really like how, by adding description, you can take something so simple as washing a car and turn it into something spectacular.
 
miss.snw replied...
Sept. 9, 2010 at 9:04 pm :
yes. So much imagery in this poem expands what you would normally envision when washing a car. Nice job.
 
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babe892 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 18, 2010 at 12:22 am:
I love imagery poetry like this. In many ways, it is better than telling a story with a poem because I like to walk away from a poem with a feeling or a picture in my head of what I just read. This was really great.
 
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Emily H. said...
Jun. 1, 2010 at 7:01 pm:
I really, really like the imagery of the poem.  It is simple but it paints such a pretty picture in one's head.
 
kms777 replied...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 5:14 pm :
it is so simple yet so intriguing. not many people can give such detail about something and make it sound so beautiful. myself include. i hope youll read some of mine so i need what to work on.
 
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SarahJumps said...
May 18, 2010 at 9:34 pm:
I LOVE the last four lines in this. so beautifully written. 
 
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