Take Me Back This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

January 19, 2013
I want to go back to when life was simple.
When crusts were our biggest enemies,
When the bottoms of crayons were flat,
When turf wars were only fought at the lunch table,
When people became angels, instead
of headstones,
When honeysuckles were contraband,
Back when wonder was intact.

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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beautifulspirit This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 25, 2013 at 2:00 pm
The title is what caught me...take me back...clever writing!
 
Inez4ever said...
May 17, 2013 at 8:32 pm
Really enjoyed your poem. i love the end, it keeps me wondering.
 
Padoodallee said...
May 17, 2013 at 3:49 pm
You did a great job of picking a few random examples to give us all the whole picture of our past. Man, I need to have a honeysuckle again.
 
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