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

Before the first explosion of sunrise,
we thirsted.
Hundreds of bones
waiting together.
I thought I saw Jesus
taunting us with his blood and wine.

I thought I saw an Angel.
I did
but he was Fallen.

He tore through his halo
And away from the son
he stood tall and breathed the clean
unholy air.
He reached through the ribs of the sword
and stopped earth's ever-beating heart.

The Fallen and I
balance on our bony knees in front of the candlelit alter.
Our candlelit souls
always lead us back to the Cathedral.
We both shed our skins
one of us burns up like the torches
on the moist stone wall.

And one of us remains
to wait for the first explosion of sunrise.

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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BrandiBoothThis 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...
yesterday at 11:51 am:
ooo, I like this. Unique poem. Great job
 
iz_teehee replied...
today at 8:07 pm :
thank you!
 
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