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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KateeRose said...
Jan. 22, 2014 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 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 22, 2014 at 8:36 pm
Wow, thank you so much! That made me so happy; thanks! :) 
 
Ride4Life said...
Jan. 22, 2014 at 6:59 pm
I just love it. Great work
 
Nicolette4455 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 22, 2014 at 8:37 pm
Thank you!! :) 
 
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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 22, 2014 at 2:45 pm
Beautiful imagery and the last two lines are so haunting :) Soo much good poetry on this site!
 
Nicolette4455 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 22, 2014 at 8:38 pm
Thanks! :)
 
Bryn.B This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 21, 2014 at 3:18 pm
Gorgeous! The imagery is so vivid.
 
Nicolette4455 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 21, 2014 at 10:16 pm
Thank you!! :) 
 
EllyRoseApollo said...
Jan. 21, 2014 at 1:33 pm
I love this; it's beautiful.
 
Nicolette4455 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 21, 2014 at 10:16 pm
Thank you!! :)
 
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