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The day that can only be described by sorrow and sadness is marked by the precession led by
a jar of ashes.
She walks past rows of melodic voices and eyes red from saltwater, exiting gracefully from the world that embraced her.
Her troubles,
Her disease,
Her alligator green sweaters,
all things that touched the lives of those around her.
Soon, the only sounds that remain are the splashes from the stream in Her orchid garden.
She is now with the lake and the rook and the dirt and Her orchid garden.

The sun sets upon her garden as she smiles
one last time.

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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...
Feb. 24 at 2:42 pm:
very good poem, sad, but very poetic
brown-eyed-boy replied...
Feb. 24 at 6:18 pm :
Thank you so much! :)
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burningsnow said...
Feb. 24 at 8:56 am:
 I love the word choices. This really kindles sadness, but at the same time, I can sense peace...a sense of finality. Beautiful. 
brown-eyed-boy replied...
Feb. 26 at 10:20 pm :
Thank you! That is precisely what I was attempting to deliver.
burningsnow replied...
today at 4:14 am :
Keep writing! 
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