Ode to the Flowering Branch This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

March 21, 2014
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Don’t gaze at me, little flower –
your sticky fingers taste of the
sweetest auburn, and no less –
your head hangs heavily on
demure shoulders, tiny feelers
weaving through gauzy summer
nights, sweating softly in the dark –
steady yourself, close your silken eyes,
the upset dark will chill your bones
when the moon loses her way, so stay –
sail through waves of panting heat,
laugh at the blackness that inhibits you,
no doubt –

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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RedPanda said...
May 20, 2015 at 10:15 am
i like how you used your words. amazing
 
PianoKeys97 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 12, 2015 at 3:47 pm
Beautiful, descriptive, and the language just flows so nicely. The personification is truly creative. Just lovely work.
 
jordannmaryy said...
May 6, 2015 at 9:56 pm
THIS IS SO GOOD
 
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