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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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BiancaMarie said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 8:15 am:

great poem! (: 

checkk out mine and comment and rate PLEASEE (:?

 
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ZAVERY said...
Apr. 8, 2010 at 4:15 pm:
Aww... I love this poetry! It's just so kind and sweet! Can you check out pics of my little sister that I posted on TeenInk.com? They are pretty cute/funny, not to brag from my sister's side, of course. XD
 
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^unshed.tears said...
Apr. 8, 2010 at 11:26 am:
I am an older sister and a younger sister, so I kno what its like to be on both ends of this. this is a really good poem, keep it up :) and could you check out some of my stuff?
 
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Kelsey.Mae said...
Apr. 8, 2010 at 10:40 am:
I really like this poem. I am an older sister to two little brothers and I hope they look up to me as their role model as well. Its a great experience for youngers to look up to their elders and someday may be just like them. Good Job!!!!
 
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sobel95 said...
Apr. 4, 2010 at 4:41 pm:
I am an older sister, but this was very insightful for me. I appreciated it :)
 
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starlight26:) said...
Mar. 17, 2010 at 7:18 pm:
Nice Poem......beautifull!!!! :)
 
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nash4prez said...
Mar. 17, 2010 at 3:50 pm:
raise cancer awareness! check out my posts pleaseee.
 
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polyprincess16 said...
Feb. 23, 2010 at 7:20 pm:
i am the older sister, but i still like this poem. i still have my own role models, so i can relate to a point. :)
 
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notebookgirlThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Feb. 23, 2010 at 6:22 pm:
beautiful, i love it
 
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*~Lynx~* said...
Feb. 23, 2010 at 2:55 pm:
you have explained the thought process of every little sister thank you... amazing simply amazing
 
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LittleBritt said...
Feb. 23, 2010 at 10:35 am:
amazing. love the message
 
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MyFairyTaleEnding said...
Feb. 23, 2010 at 10:27 am:
woah, i can tell you put VERY deep thought into this. I really liked this...
 
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Thrush said...
Feb. 23, 2010 at 9:37 am:
A very well worded poem, I wonder if my sister feels like that...
 
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sparrxky7 said...
Feb. 23, 2010 at 8:22 am:
I feel This poem is very incouraging a very intelligant.. I feel it makes alot of sense
 
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chaosmind1 said...
Feb. 1, 2010 at 9:53 pm:
the alliteration was a little awkward but the rest of it's good.
 
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ChowD This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 1, 2010 at 8:23 pm:
this is very... insightful! kind of like my poem, these innocent eyes ( http ://www.teenink .com /poetry/free_verse/article/158284/These-Innocent-Eyes/)
 
SilverSnowflakes replied...
Mar. 17, 2010 at 4:07 pm :
nice! my little sister is kind of like that except she's a year or two ahead of where I was at that age.
 
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alicecullenThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Feb. 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm:
really nice poem. i enjoyed it A LOT!i hope you could read my poems/ stories!
 
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micheala said...
Feb. 1, 2010 at 3:54 pm:
i liked yur poem alot.i understand wut yur saying nd i thinks its really awesome! yur a great writer!
 
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Gerudo said...
Feb. 1, 2010 at 3:07 pm:
excellent! your a great writer!
 
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