in loving memory, leah elizabeth This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

November 13, 2008
I remember
When we would play
King of the mountain
On your freshly made bed
Mommy would be mad at us
But we wouldn’t care

I remember
How I would let you win
Just to see you shine
When you would say
“I beat my big sis!”

I remember
How your brown hair
Bounced when you would
Run up and hug me
Your big blue eyes
Widened in excitement

But now your image is just
A picture in a frame
And all I can do now
Is remember.

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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Kay4theRoses said...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 9:12 am
my favorite thing about this writing is how you told us what your talking about without actually saying it in so many words.
elliewatermellon said...
Feb. 28, 2010 at 7:41 am
It's rare to find pieaces like yours that control the emotions of readers. You did a really good job!
sumthingprecious said...
Jan. 15, 2010 at 6:06 pm
Wow, this is really good. I love the detail in this. You’re a great writer. You should really check out some of my writing I think you will like it. Our writing is similar in a way. Please comment and rate too. Thank you.
Samantha W. said...
Nov. 29, 2009 at 8:25 pm
Wow.. keep it up! This was absolutley amazing. You had me from smiling to almost in tears. And to be able to control someones emotions in a piece of writing is incredible.
Deverie♥ said...
Nov. 11, 2009 at 2:04 pm
Wow! this almost put me in tears..that was beautiful!
Alexa V. said...
Aug. 23, 2009 at 8:44 am
i love the repetition of remember , its really effective :)
Dajana G. said...
Aug. 21, 2009 at 5:00 am
I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and you're family. This piece was extremely well written. You have a wonderful talent. You're sister will be proud. :)
mallory14 said...
Aug. 21, 2009 at 2:09 am
This piece makes me sad but it definetly is very moving and beautiful great job!
booksarelife4me said...
Aug. 21, 2009 at 1:47 am
This is an amazing piece. It really touched me at the end I started to cry. I'm really sorry about your sister. My heart goes out to you.
TheUnknownGuest said...
Aug. 20, 2009 at 11:58 pm
nice :) I like it.
SaraB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 8, 2009 at 2:36 pm
This is a very powerful piece. I'm sorry about your sister, but it sounds like you had a lot of good memories with her. Congrats on getting published.
2Kool4U replied...
Mar. 27, 2010 at 3:17 pm
i really enjoyed this peice and could relate do this. my father died 4 days after my 6th b day, i've written some peices for him but there not published on here. great job keep it up!
Duane replied...
May 9, 2011 at 12:03 pm
Great poem takes me back to the days of my best friend getting shot keep writing and don't give up 
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