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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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sandyramz said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 1:12 pm:
i really like it and it is very relateable!!:)
 
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Braids said...
Dec. 6, 2010 at 3:53 pm:
i loved it. theres really not much i can say. it was amazing:]
 
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Starrlyt said...
Dec. 2, 2010 at 10:14 am:
I love it....um, I hate to ask b/c everyone else already did, but could you please look at my work as well???
 
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RedpillBluepill said...
Nov. 29, 2010 at 1:04 am:
The lines could be a little shorter, but this is great.
 
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Striping.in.the.rain said...
Nov. 14, 2010 at 11:11 pm:
That's completley amazing. You did such a wonderful job. :)
 
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Overachiever said...
Nov. 14, 2010 at 10:36 pm:
AWESOME poem! and daayumm i want vocab like that!
 
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Lawliet7 said...
Nov. 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm:
I like the way that the image actually represent the poem. And I like your vocabulary....:)
 
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BaileyBee. said...
Nov. 14, 2010 at 2:40 pm:
It's very cool how the picture and the poem go hand in hand. It really paints a great picture. Nice work.:)
 
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silentvocal said...
Nov. 14, 2010 at 2:56 am:
i love the comparison gleaming through the eyes of innocence and delicate charm of someone looking up to another :)
 
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Jacob K. said...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 1:32 pm:
Good poem. like it!
 
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.sunshine. said...
Oct. 24, 2010 at 1:42 pm:
This piece was very tounching(:
 
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BellelaVie said...
Oct. 23, 2010 at 10:57 pm:
Im a younger sister and I think this is adorable and also moving :) I truely enjoyed it!
 
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GeeBee This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 23, 2010 at 8:33 pm:
I really like how strongly you conveyed the exact emotions you feel without saying to much...it's actually very hard for a lot of people to do that. This is a beautiful poem! By the way, could you maybe read my work and offer some constructive criticism?
 
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Swordpen This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 23, 2010 at 3:10 pm:
The metaphors in this piece really speak to the reader. You should check my work out.
 
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decievinghimesama said...
Oct. 23, 2010 at 10:13 am:
I hope you could check mine out too and give a comment
 
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decievinghimesama said...
Oct. 23, 2010 at 10:12 am:

Nice.... It is really beautiful :]

 

 
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JokersDaughter said...
Oct. 22, 2010 at 4:42 am:
Amazing :D
 
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holly.nicole said...
Oct. 17, 2010 at 1:09 pm:
beautiful!(:
 
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EmilyClark This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 1, 2010 at 4:50 pm:
You are completely right. Even if we have suggestions that doesn't mean the author has to take them. Obviously, the poem has a very special meaning and I don't want to ruin that. 
 
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EmilyClark This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 1, 2010 at 3:40 pm:
I agree. It is a beautiful concept, but it seems as though the writer is trying to cram many vocab words in one poem. I love the last line though!
 
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