Parlor MAG

By Ariana Fink, Port Jefferson, NY

She.
arms pierced with tiny needles,
millions of
holes he made under the surface:
her inkblot skin.
now she looks like a used canvas, from
the elementary self-portrait to not-so-still
life works she
recently purchased and will never return.
just scenery, she thinks: I am
a landscape for devouring;
Stained is my name and red is
my favorite number.
Indian pigments match
the dragon on her arm, I noticed. and
the mercury that burned
through the floor was so silver,
when I see the marks where it had
been I can’t help but think
of her toe piercing
and my grandmother’s hair.



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MissShah GOLD said...
on Mar. 25 2012 at 10:50 pm
MissShah GOLD, Nawabshah, Other
12 articles 1 photo 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
`Instead of thinking about how to win, think how u lost last time. u will definitely win`- Adolf Hitler.

soo real and true..!

 


spency SILVER said...
on Jun. 13 2011 at 11:16 am
spency SILVER, Irvington, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"DON'T GIVE UP,REACH YOURSELF UP"

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doesitmatter said...
on Apr. 8 2011 at 8:27 am
i like th first parts but i dont really understand the end but overall really good:)

jeanwolf GOLD said...
on Jan. 23 2010 at 7:20 pm
jeanwolf GOLD, Lodi, California
14 articles 11 photos 37 comments

Favorite Quote:
Eternity is forever, falsehood is a never

This is a very good poem I Understood it, I think.

on Nov. 6 2009 at 8:30 pm
Corinnee<3 BRONZE, Scottsdale, Arizona
4 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Someday your dreams will come true." I sure hope mine do!!:)

Pretty good, I've got to give you credit. Hey, it was published!

on Apr. 29 2009 at 10:21 pm
blackamethyst GOLD, Centerville, Ohio
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oh, wow

ringonfinger said...
on Feb. 12 2009 at 12:00 am
i looooved the beginning, gorgeous, the end kinda lost me though

on Dec. 17 2008 at 3:58 pm
This poem was very confusing but yet ok at the same time.

anabananaz said...
on Dec. 3 2008 at 11:17 pm
it was sorta difficult to understand but i luvvvvv ur picture!

jade13 said...
on Oct. 24 2008 at 2:04 pm
I really liked this article. It was confusing at first, but after reading it a few times, I got the point she was trying to get too.

on Oct. 1 2008 at 8:24 pm
cool

Mc_Ballin said...
on Sep. 20 2008 at 3:59 am
man this poem is aweosome

da1 said...
on Sep. 18 2008 at 7:50 pm
vary nice

kmraju said...
on Sep. 17 2008 at 4:54 pm
good

on Sep. 15 2008 at 7:54 pm
nice

anabanana said...
on Sep. 14 2008 at 1:41 am
can you look at my poem "lets get away" and tell me if I can get as good as you.


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