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Burning Sadness

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Sadness creeps up in souls
Like frost covered mornings,
And sweet sugar cubes.
Leaving collar bones,
And the spaces between your thighs
To soak up the quiet.
Silent like ghosts in the dark
Lacing their way through midnight
With heavy footsteps of the stars.
Foggy minds caked with hunger,
And red canyons running deep
Into words burned into our memory.




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MissExplorationThis 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...
today at 12:26 am:
Your word choice is great, I love your diction and connotations. Great similes as well!
 
dina8 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
today at 6:32 pm :
Thanks you :)
 
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