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See this kaleidoscope of colors
moving, shaking, spiraling
out all over
my page, my life?

Yeah, well,
you are the paint exploding
over it; your hand, my hand
are both on the brush as I
pick it up.

And hey, I thought you should know –
I don’t paint because I’m inspired by the way the
sun plays hide and seek, all like a
below the horizon.
I don’t paint because I feel the sand between my
toes, or because
I feel time blow the breeze back through my hair
at the beach –

I paint because I know you.

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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purplequeen said...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 10:37 am
Wow!! Can check you my work? Thanks
Danica said...
Dec. 9, 2010 at 3:58 pm
This is awesome! Great job :) If you could check out my poems sometime I would really appreciate it :D
essbeekayy18 said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 2:13 am
I'm not an artist, but I do enjoy painting and I'm sure that this poem would speak to anyone who appreciates art and the reasons why we turn toward it in times of need.
Aurora said...
Dec. 18, 2009 at 7:20 am
awwww! i like it dudeee :)
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