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Feathers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

Excuse me, love
tell me again why you spin
with abandon and antiquity?
Slipping in cobwebs beneath
expectations of eld
and heredity.
Showing strength of smoke
and falling up like confetti
You're torn apart
and sewn back together all wrong.
Swinging from cloud to ocean,
always wet,
always drowning.
I missed you.
Please take care of yourself.
I adore your durability.
And in the danger a crow cawed.
Too dark, too fast,
coming down too hard.
Gripping for sobriety.
Hold me in your lips,
and spin me away.

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catwithglasses said...
Jul. 24, 2013 at 8:20 pm
I love this poem. I love how it starts, too. There is so much imagery in this poem. Great job! 
 
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Jul. 24, 2013 at 6:12 pm
This is a beautful poem. I really really love it. The inspiration for it is also cool. I love Elton John. Congrats on the Editors' Choice. You really deserve it. Beautiful wording and imagery and emotion. 5/5 stars. 
 
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Oct. 31, 2013 at 1:46 pm
Congratulations on the publication for this marvelous poem.
 
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