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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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Iilie said...
Sept. 22, 2009 at 6:53 am:
soft,tight and wonderful
 
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Braidy said...
Aug. 27, 2009 at 2:05 am:
i love it, and i can relate.
you are a really talented writer.
 
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Jessicka said...
Aug. 19, 2009 at 12:33 am:
well done! its beautiful..and i like the childish tone you created!=) can you look at my work please?? i kinda just started!
 
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Tears2Roses said...
Aug. 10, 2009 at 3:15 am:
wonderful! You know how to show the feelings of a chiled. I know how it feels to seem to never fit in cloths. Im small for my age of 16.
 
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munchkinrocks This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 29, 2009 at 7:20 pm:
this is really AMAZING=]
 
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despurlock This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 19, 2009 at 4:34 am:
Flawless! Beautifully cryptic, I love it! Great job :)
 
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Syann911 said...
Jul. 18, 2009 at 6:53 pm:
This is amazing i love it!
 
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Kathryn T. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 5, 2009 at 9:44 pm:
breatheless and lyrical. beautifully written
 
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Kennisld This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 24, 2009 at 9:58 pm:
I love this! I have almost the same relationship with my sister, always trying to reach what she was like.
very well written!
 
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erika! said...
Jun. 24, 2009 at 4:52 pm:
its a well written piece!keep writing more you would get more ideas to write more!!!!!!!!!!!!1
 
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rachdancer626 said...
Jun. 24, 2009 at 2:14 pm:
This is very well written! You have great talent... keep on writing!!!!
 
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me said...
Jun. 2, 2009 at 10:03 pm:
I love this. A deep topic, but displayed in such a simple, almost childish way. You have great talent. Would you please critique my work? It's under ElizabethW.
 
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Zoe G. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 2, 2009 at 6:35 pm:
This is hauntingly beautiful. I love it.
 
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PoetGenius said...
May 28, 2009 at 8:52 pm:
This poem is deep, but simple. I think the writing fits the topic.
 
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-xlimitless239x- said...
May 5, 2009 at 8:58 pm:
great poem. keep 'em coming.
 
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cocoa.cars This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 5, 2009 at 6:54 pm:
this is so cute! very well written.
 
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bookhugger14 said...
May 5, 2009 at 1:40 am:
i love this poem the feeling is not overwhelming... but you can definately feel it yourself. simply lovely. good job and i hope you someday fit:)
 
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whenwefall said...
May 3, 2009 at 4:28 am:
wow. this is amazing. first thoughts it made me think of my relationship with my mother. and the struggle that is a constant for me to fit her mold. when in all reality i fit that mold and that is the problem. probably not what you were describing but those were the feelings that were evoked. beautiful.
 
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deanna C. said...
May 2, 2009 at 4:10 pm:
this is an amzing poem..i lovee it
 
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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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