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

puffs of sweet fiberglass
dissolve into pink crystals
on the pinnacle of my tongue.

they fall like tickled icicles
puncturing the walls
of my abdomen.

still I consume
the addicting substance,
permitting my body
to slowly commit suicide.

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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Stellar said...
May 3, 2010 at 5:00 pm
now I extremely want some cotton candy!!! great work
 
Dandelion said...
May 3, 2010 at 3:24 pm
Ooh! Such a pretty metaphor! You captured it; I like it.
 
shanaye30 said...
May 3, 2010 at 11:25 am
Wow this is really good. Interesting metophore!
 
jonas_chic899 said...
May 3, 2010 at 10:58 am
ooh that was good!
 
Phantom93 said...
May 3, 2010 at 10:53 am
I like it even though I hate cotton candy.
 
charzard said...
May 3, 2010 at 10:15 am
eerie... i liked it, but it was odd.
 
freedomfighter97 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 11, 2010 at 9:37 pm
This poem is dedicated to my younger brother because he has had Type 2 diabetes for fifteen years.  If he eats too much sweets, his body will slowly destroy itself from the inside out.  I love you, Anton!  And eat healthy food!  :P
 
beardedgothgirl replied...
May 3, 2010 at 9:29 am
chilling yet beautiful
 
deardiary said...
Apr. 11, 2010 at 4:39 pm
Mmm, dark. Love it!
 
Thrush said...
Mar. 20, 2010 at 10:29 am
Terribly beautiful
 
Chrissy_L said...
Feb. 26, 2010 at 5:25 pm
Simply beautiful... A slight chill ran down my spine reading the last phrase.
 
***3Lli3*** said...
Feb. 26, 2010 at 2:47 pm
i loved this can you look at mine.. Yesterday's tomorrow and impossible to answer are my favorites check them out and tell me how you like them :)
 
blankpages12 said...
Feb. 26, 2010 at 10:32 am
this is so so...just you describe it so well.... i love how you took something so simple like cotton candy and turned it into well..a work of art
 
alayapoetgirl said...
Feb. 4, 2010 at 1:22 pm
I really love the detail of this poem....even though it's about comitting suicide, it gives the reader a soft...mellow setting, like it's title...Cotton Candy
 
ReflectionsofYou said...
Jan. 25, 2010 at 11:56 am
this is cool:] I love cotten candy
 
auna123 said...
Jan. 13, 2010 at 3:09 pm
omg i love cotton candy its so addicting great work keep it up
 
kheart replied...
Jan. 13, 2010 at 7:19 pm
Love it! Very good. please check out my poems and rate them. Thanks! Keep writing.
 
BlueEyes said...
Dec. 8, 2009 at 10:39 am
Great work!
 
MRS.ROCHE said...
Nov. 30, 2009 at 11:56 am
this was short but cute. i loved it and he cut right down to it... if you have time please go check out my poems
 
halo<3XOXO This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 24, 2009 at 7:16 am
WOW! Ur making me hungry!!!!!!!!!! Great job!
 
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