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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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alohide said...
May 31, 2011 at 11:39 am:
wow this really makes you imagine
 
MeshaPuertorican replied...
May 31, 2011 at 2:09 pm :
man i love dis book yo
 
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Rinilove32 said...
May 31, 2011 at 10:45 am:

wow,

you had great vizualization!(:

 
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WeAllBurn said...
May 31, 2011 at 8:55 am:

Amazingly written. I loved it <3

Please, if anyone could critique my work, it would be greatly appreciated.

 
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kf00zy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 10, 2011 at 4:43 pm:
I really like this poem. I understood it as the struggles of being a young sibling. Being a younger sister myself, I really related to it. Nicely done.
 
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Marquesha B. said...
May 9, 2011 at 5:13 pm:
LOVE IT!
 
olya replied...
May 9, 2011 at 9:35 pm :
i really like to reasd poatry and i think this is my faviotet of all times
 
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Prelly_Babii* said...
May 9, 2011 at 9:08 am:
This poem is really good LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
 
ilovecamping13 replied...
May 9, 2011 at 10:20 am :
OMG this is SOOOOO awesome
 
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CrystalMarie said...
May 9, 2011 at 9:07 am:
This is really good. A  little hard to understand but its good.
 
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fio786 said...
Apr. 17, 2011 at 10:46 pm:

amazing :)

p.s people please comment on my poems

 

 
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kalika-maritchka said...
Apr. 17, 2011 at 5:31 pm:
its good i jst dont quite understand it.
 
ThereAreManyTruths replied...
May 9, 2011 at 4:39 pm :
It's hard to understand the best poems-- you just have too look below the surface.
 
spongebanana replied...
May 31, 2011 at 8:56 pm :
i think it is about being in the shadow of an older sibling...and some of the best poetry is actually the most basic - simplistic but beautiful, and true in such a way that it applies to some all-encompassing aspect of humanity
 
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Kellie F. said...
Apr. 17, 2011 at 1:56 pm:
great poem
 
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IRUEHL said...
Apr. 17, 2011 at 8:23 am:
wow..... pure genious - great poem <3 <3 <3
 
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lilmo23 said...
Apr. 6, 2011 at 9:39 pm:
wow, really cool! i like it alot! :)
 
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AlisRed said...
Apr. 6, 2011 at 12:17 pm:
Really sinicer poem It made me smile so big :) how sweet and touching! loved it!!!
 
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kaepavballgirl said...
Mar. 31, 2011 at 9:12 am:
reaaally good poem, impressive(:
 
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secrets said...
Mar. 26, 2011 at 9:36 pm:
I love this poem it makes me think and it has meaning. The wring style is great and i like that u expressed that u willl " fit the yellow dress someday."
 
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georgiab said...
Mar. 26, 2011 at 9:19 pm:
this is really sincere, just what i needed to hear. thanks :)
 
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