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She died in
starvation of a kind of sort¦
writing on napkins,
arbitrarily knitting nets never to
to catch
rainfall seeping through a poorly thatched
roof.
She died on
the morning when dewy grass ate her hair
and the ladybug lost its spots;
bees too busy with sleep to behold
their honey being taken,
she kissed the sunrise on its hinges.
She died saying
“Take my poems,
but never read them.
I would be an easy puzzle to solve
if I weren't missing pieces.”

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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StarlitSunriseThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 29 at 8:45 pm:
I was drawn in for the same reason (funny how that works). But I really do love this. It's abstract, but also understandable. The last two lines are my favorite by far. Keep writing! :)
 
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bluebirdThis 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...
Jan. 28 at 2:39 pm:
Wow, I really like this. actually, I read the "writing on napkins" part in the preview and chose to read it because of that, because that line holds a lot of symbolism in my life. I really, really like this
 
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