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Feet dangle inches above
Tantalizingly taunting …
They strive to graze the bicycle’s pedals,
Just as my hands strive to emerge
From the lemon yellow dress
You handed down to me.
My slow growth is too far behind
Your quick judgment,
Constantly comparing a hazy reflection
To that black and white photograph
You have framed in the hallway.
Maybe someday the dress will fit.

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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EdytD said...
Apr. 23, 2009 at 10:17 pm:
nice job! The emotion is clear and definitely felt - it's a great poem!
I'd love if you commented on mine! (You can click on the name). Thanks! :D
 
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Julie M. said...
Apr. 23, 2009 at 6:45 pm:
one word... poetic genius
 
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francheeze88 said...
Apr. 2, 2009 at 12:55 am:
This is amazing.
 
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Rebecca M. said...
Mar. 19, 2009 at 1:11 am:
Wonderful, the poem give a new meaning to"If the shoe fits" and seems more sentimental to Cinderella,just wondering if you could try and help me on mine. Revise revise Revise!
TeenInk.com/raw/Poetry/article/91383/Dust/
 
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sminor09 said...
Mar. 19, 2009 at 12:26 am:
When I was little I idolize my big sister the same way...if that is what you're describing. Wonderful work.
 
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italianxbonafide said...
Mar. 19, 2009 at 12:07 am:
this is truely aspiring. Keep up the good work!

I just got started on here, and I'm looking for some feedback, positive or negative.

TeenInk.com/raw/Poetry/article/92608/The-Long-Journey-Home/

thanks! :)
 
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Miyavi27 said...
Mar. 18, 2009 at 6:22 pm:
This is amazing...i am truly impressed with this piece.
 
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Dulcenina1210 said...
Mar. 18, 2009 at 3:24 pm:
that is really good. i really took it as a sister relationship. great work.
 
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Mena<3 said...
Mar. 17, 2009 at 2:37 pm:
this is really good!
you have really good poetry writing talents!
=]
 
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maza.love said...
Mar. 7, 2009 at 6:12 am:
Aw this is so wonderful. It really describes how a little girl feels. (At least, that's how I took it). Keep writing!
 
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