August 27, 2013
I look back on the past,
To the days of yesterday
Each memory slowly fading away
The darker ones fading more slowly
than the light

I try to cling to some
Trying to learn and relish,
In my mistakes and happiness
I see the days of before-
Wondering how things change so quickly

I look at myself; then and now
What has changed
What's stayed the same,
Who am I? And who do I thank for that?

I burn down the old
Memories going away to make room,
For the new
I am a Phoenix,
And I will be reborn in the
Ashes of my past

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Rayynbow said...
Sept. 15, 2013 at 10:12 pm
Nice concept! I like how it slowly changes into accepting the fact that you can't change the past and you need to let go.
LaChouette This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 1, 2013 at 7:22 pm
Wow, this was really cool. I love the ending. It really ties the piece together. Very nice job!
mrsmusicforlife said...
Aug. 31, 2013 at 2:42 pm
Omg this is amazing! I loved it too! Keep writing!!! 
Night_Star said...
Aug. 29, 2013 at 5:28 pm
Mad Bro , I loved It !!!! I mean The last part Though.... Brillant Like It was deep  . I mean like , The dynamics , the organaity , the imagery , The everything Completey Brillant 10000 Stars !!!!!!!!!!!!!
rand0mteenager replied...
Aug. 30, 2013 at 1:32 am
XDthanks a lot
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