Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

lost in the woods This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.

Maybe I’ll go the way of the Woolf
and learn to swim half-heartedly,
stones in my pockets,
and Red Riding Hood
safe in the woods at last.

And you’ll hate me for it
years later,
and you’ll just want a reason.

But I have a million reasons.
And none of them are
good enough to say.

But

Maybe I’ve got a long list of casualties,
folded over and over again,
and worn away at by time.

And that’s all that
will ever survive
my wildfire.



Join the Discussion

This article has 1 comment. Post your own now!

HazelGrace said...
Jun. 12, 2013 at 9:10 pm
This is fabulous
 
Site Feedback