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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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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.
 
SarahJumps said...
May 18, 2010 at 9:34 pm
I LOVE the last four lines in this. so beautifully written. 
 
awesomeman123 said...
Apr. 28, 2010 at 11:48 pm
Wow. very blissful. i can't help but smiling :)
 
Howler said...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 2:39 pm
This makes me want to dance! Wow check out my forum its a poem called the principle people!
 
decembersun14 said...
Apr. 1, 2010 at 10:53 am
so sweet and moving! i loved it! your similes were awesome and your choice of words was amazing!
 
Shabanana said...
Mar. 17, 2010 at 11:07 am
i don't understand this poem can someone please explain?
 
mimibby replied...
Mar. 28, 2010 at 3:57 pm
i didnt get it ether
 
Shabanana replied...
Mar. 28, 2010 at 4:31 pm
well then can someone else please explain??
 
Alexis M. said...
Mar. 13, 2010 at 11:04 am
Very discreptive I loved it
 
Julia R. said...
Mar. 10, 2010 at 9:48 pm
Aww! That was so "bubbly". And fun. I loved it. (:
 
summer-baby said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 11:46 am
i really enjoyed reading this poem. it was really cute.
 
CHEERLEADER~4~life said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 9:06 am
this is a really well writen poem...
i really enjoyed reading it....keep it up!
=]
 
sansan said...
Feb. 23, 2010 at 7:33 am
so i realy happy for that poeme u just give it to me and i thank's u for that thank u so much.
 
***3Lli3*** said...
Feb. 16, 2010 at 2:53 pm
i love this.!!! Check out some of my work i hope u like it.! :) Please comment on my poems i would love to have any tips of any sort.. Check out my newest and latest ones :)
 
JJSchneider replied...
Mar. 22, 2011 at 7:18 pm
I'm looking at your poems can you look at mine? I've spent a lot of time recently writing them but near no one has viewed them besides myself.
 
sarahbug16 said...
Jan. 24, 2010 at 6:22 pm
how cute, very good
 
matthewZ said...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 8:03 pm
nice! look at my poem too plz? http ://www.teenink .com /poetry/free_verse/article/156195/Airplanes/ rate and comment plz! thanks a million!
 
CaptainFabulous. said...
Dec. 12, 2009 at 3:57 pm
i really like this
love the details!
keep writing
 
AlexisJo(: said...
Nov. 25, 2009 at 5:41 pm
Omgshhh (: this was ah-maze-ing (: verrry descriptive (:
 
Lanae said...
Nov. 15, 2009 at 12:01 pm
Great description!!! <3d it! =)
 
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