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

the only memory
I have
is her walking out the door,

slipping away
like loose sand escaping
from my clutched fist

minutes pass,
but time stands still,
as if it were trying to mock me

every day more hope slips
away
like the girl, like the sand, like the time
that escaped

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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FaithHope said...
Mar. 18, 2014 at 2:54 pm
I really really love this poem. I can really relate to it. 
 
brown-eyed-boy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 13, 2014 at 8:52 pm
Thank you very much! I'm glad you're able to relate!
 
Nicolette4455 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 17, 2014 at 12:34 am
I like the comparison of the girl leaving to sand slipping out of a clutched fist; it's beautiful and I love the second stanza! Great work!
 
brown-eyed-boy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 17, 2014 at 9:51 am
Thank you! :)
 
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