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On our own, we can paint glittery words
Of imagination across the pure, blue sky.
We can sail forever in a balloon of hot air.
But, our love is rakishly jauntier than glitter.
Our passion is hotter than Alabama air.
Remember, form over function. Are we made to last?
Or simply melt away like the cream in my cocoa?
The needles in my feet guide me back to myself.
The bells on my wrist ensure I won’t lose myself.
But, there isn’t anywhere to go other than into your embrace.
That plays lullabies of young love to my willing eardrums.
Perhaps our wandering hearts will meet up.
It will take longer for you to know the feelings you own.
And it will take me time to convince you I own the same.
But as time remains, and you and I are here together.
Let us play within that giant box of glitter and fuss and sparkles.
You and I will make a foofaraw of what is not.
Like such is common place in all of those exotic lands.





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Whitterbug said...
Feb. 21, 2012 at 4:38 pm
You really incorporated different emotions and views into this poem! Amazing word choice as well!
 
laurensoccer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 6:51 pm
I love this poem. It is so whimsical!!!!!! Keep writing!!!!!
 
Mimi15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 7:14 pm
Thanks! Will do :)
 
AngelsKiss This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 9:39 am
I agree with the earlier comment the word choice is quite splendid and impeccable please read some of my poems and comment your opinion
 
Ella1 said...
Jan. 12, 2012 at 8:11 pm
This is a great poem. You have a very good word choice! Would you mind reading my poem A Portal, Pink Watch, and Perpetual Sea and tell me what you think? Thank you!
 
Hwheeler12 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 8:40 pm
I loved how it was serious but it also had "funny" woven into it. I love it.
 
vazenitran98 said...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 12:20 pm
This gives such a beautiful meaning. Loved it *Rated 4* Thanks for your support on my work! xD
 
writers_revenge said...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 10:34 am
It's very pretty. I could see everything in my mind. but what is "foofaraw"?
 
Mimi15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 10:37 am
Oh. Thank you so much for taking the time to read it and give me sweet feedback and all :) A foofaraw is making a big fuss out of nothing at all.
 
writers_revenge replied...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 4:29 pm
oh ok. it sounds cool :)
 
CoolBreeze This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 3:23 am
Your very talented
 
LilZo11 said...
Jan. 7, 2012 at 8:48 pm
i like that word "foofaraw" its really cool and wierd sounding to pronounce haha
 
Mimi15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 7, 2012 at 8:55 pm
Haha. It is a pretty nifty word.
 
IzzyVT said...
Jan. 3, 2012 at 3:14 pm
I love the metaphors you've used in this poem. Fantastic job.
 
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