Too Beautiful This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

July 6, 2014
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The world is moving on
Leaving me behind
Sometimes I feel like I'm just watching
I'm in a movie
The world is tonight's premier
All the glittering dresses and perfect faces
Walking proud and tall
Inside the screen

It's an art museum
Beautiful things around me
Their enchanting details
Luring me in
Daring me with their Don't Touch signs
Just enough so I have to think
Is it worth it

Or I feel that
Life is a zoo
Exotic animals and beautiful creatures
Fluid movement making them seem unbelievable
Daunting me with shiny coats of gold
Streaked with diamonds

But I can only look
I can't touch
I want to touch
I want to reach through the glass
Wild coats of color
Vivid lines and curves
Traced by the slightest stroke of my fingertips

The feel of beauty
Finally mine

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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apinkwildrose said...
Jul. 8, 2014 at 12:18 pm
you have already created something beautiful. true beauty comes from with in an artis true ablity is to bring it out and show it to the world and you have done that here by exsposing part of your self.
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