Of her and I

March 25, 2012
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The sun is camouflaged
behind the dark gloomy clouds
I walk among the dead
with their names carved in stone

One name jumps forth
stealing my gaze
My feet start to run
toward the granite stone grave

I kneel and bow my head
I put my hands
on her tomb
my bones turning to dark emerald
positive energy surging through my body

Memories swell up inside my mind
of her and I swimming in the pond
of her and I singing in the car
of her and I sitting by the fire

Tear swell up
and shine in my eyes
they fall upon the ground
disappearing under the ground
touch the coffin far below

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Cat521 said...
Dec. 29, 2013 at 1:14 pm
Real nice, especially because it comes off of a prompt. Typically that's something I (if not most people) struggle with because you have something that it has to include or it has to be about but you found a way for it to become your own. 
Behind_a_Plastic_Smile said...
Apr. 22, 2012 at 6:17 pm

his is a beautiful obviously written by someone who is filled with care 

and what an interesting use of "my bones turning into dark ember" its very CCC

maizyiscrazy said...
Apr. 20, 2012 at 7:38 am
Wow! Amazing! I love your poem!
beautifulspirit This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 18, 2012 at 11:09 am
Very impressive~ I can picture the poem in my mind. My favorite line was probably: "my bones turning to dark emerald..." Great work!
HoldingFast This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 16, 2012 at 4:04 pm
this was amazing.... i dont really get how "turning to dark emerald" works with it though. it's a beautiful line n i read your little blurb so i know it was for a class but i would love to hear your thoughts on how that works? like what was the thought process for its meaning in this poem. I think its beautifully amazing though.
Taconut7 replied...
Apr. 16, 2012 at 9:33 pm
Thanks, and it was basically to show the emotion of someone you lost that was very close to you
Josika.Nav replied...
Apr. 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm
i agree with HoldingFast. it is a very sad poem but wonderful imagery. :) great work and keep writing XD
snowleopard100 said...
Apr. 15, 2012 at 7:12 pm
Beautiful message with great imagery. (check out some of the fiction though) Overall good job
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