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Messages Under Your Pillow

Sometimes, I leave messages under your pillow.
I place them
gently,
with doubt,
not wanting to perturb your sleep.

I sit,
with my feet crossed,
and watch
with hopes
that you would awaken.

I see from my window
a boat
waiting to drive me to sea,
swaying over broken waters.

That boat is my metaphor,
ready to seek new lands,
but it is anchored,
kept at bay by ropes,
the same ropes
which keep me at your heels.



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jfernandez21 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 25, 2013 at 12:03 pm:
Thank you! Ken is amazing. I read Pillars of the Earth in one weekend. It was too good to put down! Again, thank you!
 
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Sept. 25, 2013 at 1:31 am:
Okay OMG!!! I just went to your profile and saw you have pillars of the earth as one of your favorite books! Me too! I LOVE ken follett... nearly read all his books...amazing... never mat a teen who also read his books...wow okay got that outta my system...have a great day and keep writing. you truly have a gift
 
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RainyMoodThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 25, 2013 at 1:27 am:
Beautiful...me like :)
 
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