What Am I?

January 10, 2012
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I am that space
Between the shadow and the window
In the darkest part of the night

I am that flower
Lying, half-wilted below you
Stranded in a sea of crab grass

I am that fish
Lying on the bottom of the boat
Drowning from the lack of water

I am you heart
Beating slowly and evenly
If not too entirely broken

And I am your skin
Clinging to your frame
The way a child clings to a mother

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Inksplotch said...
Jan. 11, 2012 at 10:09 pm
Wow! I love your words (: I love the metaphors... beautiful. Keep writing (: Could you check out some of my work and rate/comment? I'd really appreciate it!
Phina This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 12, 2012 at 8:50 am
Thanks and yeah, no problem
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