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

I told you once
that I stayed up
all night
to watch the sun
rise on my birthday.
I couldn't see it
from where I stood,
so I climbed
onto the top of
my brother's
friend's van,
and waited,
wrapped up in a blanket,
and sitting on a towel,
because it rained through the night.
I sat in awe
as the sky erupted
into egg-yolk
yellows
and bubblegum
pinks.

“Poetic,”
you had said.
That sunrise,
of course,
could not hold a candle
to that moment when
you looked at me,
smiling,
not with your lips,
but your eyes.

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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today at 8:06 pm:
I LOVE your descriptions of the colors in this piece. This poem made me smile it's so beautiful! Ok I'm adding this to my favorites you totally deserved to get this published! Its amazing. I'm really happy for you. :)
 
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