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Today, as I look around, I see autumn.
There’s a certain sadness in it, but I know the sun can’t stay forever.
With every change of mood I’m closer to the falling leaves.
I might just become one.
Would you still remember me?
The songs I sing are all about you, even when they’re not at all.
I take the heartbreak everywhere.
All the same places that I take the memories.
I can’t function because something inside of me says, “No, I won’t forget.”
And today, as I look around, I just see you.
There’s a certain sadness in it, but I always knew you couldn’t stay forever.

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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Dreamer13 said...
Feb. 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm
i really love this poem! keep writing :) you have a talent to share
 
ashlalaley993 said...
Jun. 5, 2011 at 2:18 pm
I loved this. so much. it just, it really spoke to me. you are an amazing writer!
 
time_captive said...
Jan. 20, 2011 at 10:55 am
Holy wow; I loved this.. check out my work?
 
punksk8rgurll said...
Apr. 12, 2010 at 11:32 am
I love it! It's actually exactly how I feel right now.
 
paperpen4 said...
Feb. 3, 2010 at 5:36 pm
I love how the ending took you back to the beginning. <3
 
GlassHeart said...
Aug. 11, 2009 at 2:14 am
Really pretty!
 
Brittany=)This 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...
Aug. 10, 2009 at 5:50 pm
Beautiful, !!
 
His-Bright-Green-Eyes... said...
Aug. 10, 2009 at 3:23 pm
LOVED IT!!! it's wonderful!!
 
PinkPrincess said...
Aug. 10, 2009 at 2:33 pm
love the poem
 
rockmysoxoff25 said...
Aug. 10, 2009 at 7:31 am
beautiful(:
 
Kristen H. said...
Jul. 22, 2009 at 3:12 pm
This is a beautiful poem.
 
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