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Mother May I This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

Mother May I …
go and play amongst the blood red roses
where children scream eternally
never knowing the wild posies.

Mother May I …
laugh and sing for all to hear
and lead the frightened children
away into the Silva of despair.

Mother May I …
Dance and Cry in a scarlet colored sky
while drops of red come pouring down
from blood-filled clouds.

Mother May I …
say good-bye to all of those who have done their time
while jumping to their deaths to join their beloved friends
leaving only me to weep away the loneliness I drown myself in.

Mother May I …
leave or do you wish for me to stay
in a never-ending life of misery.

Mother May I …
No, sweet child, no.

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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choirchic101 said...
Jul. 26, 2010 at 10:21 pm:
That poem was beautiful. I remember playimg mother may I when I was younger. That was a fun game
 
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Elix3 said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 12:15 pm:
Really Goood liked it alot  .
 
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CaptainFabulous. said...
Feb. 11, 2010 at 4:24 pm:
simply amazing
a little demented ...but thats what makes it so deep
great great job
:D
read and feedback on my workk plz??
 
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writeforhim said...
Feb. 5, 2010 at 6:47 pm:
Great job Sarah :-D I see this was pubbed in the mag....that's AWESOME!!! Now you need to post some of your stories :)
~lauren~
 
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silent-one said...
Jan. 8, 2010 at 8:41 pm:
wow i wasn't expecting that. i liked it. i remember playing the game mother may i with my cousins.
 
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Paig3Cagl3 said...
Nov. 6, 2009 at 2:48 pm:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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Anya2 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 8:37 pm :
Thank you so much! Sorry it took so long to reply back, I have been really busy.
 
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MorganP said...
Jan. 1, 2009 at 11:53 pm:
Wow GREAT job...I wish i could write a poem that great
 
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