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

Watercolors.
We were watercolors.
I was burgundy,
and you were crimson.

We slid on to each other
and made a runny ugly brown no one
would want to use.

But when our lips first met,
we were an explosion of bright reds,
fireworks,
and the stardust that is left on a little girl's eyelash
every night before she falls asleep.

We were beautiful,
even if for an instant.

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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KateeRoseThis 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. said...
today at 8:01 pm:
Omigosh I really like the stardust on a little girls eyelash line! This was really interesting and painted a really clear picture for me; the imagery was great! Good job, I loved it!
 
Nicolette4455 replied...
today at 8:36 pm :
Wow, thank you so much! That made me so happy; thanks! :) 
 
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Ride4LifeThis 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. said...
today at 6:59 pm:
I just love it. Great work
 
Nicolette4455 replied...
today at 8:37 pm :
Thank you!! :) 
 
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mereCatThis 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. said...
today at 2:45 pm:
Beautiful imagery and the last two lines are so haunting :) Soo much good poetry on this site!
 
Nicolette4455 replied...
today at 8:38 pm :
Thanks! :)
 
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Bryn.BThis 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. said...
yesterday at 3:18 pm:
Gorgeous! The imagery is so vivid.
 
Nicolette4455 replied...
yesterday at 10:16 pm :
Thank you!! :) 
 
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EllyRoseApollo said...
yesterday at 1:33 pm:
I love this; it's beautiful.
 
Nicolette4455 replied...
yesterday at 10:16 pm :
Thank you!! :)
 
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