Etch A Sketch

December 29, 2014
By CassieEJ SILVER, Robbins, North Carolina
CassieEJ SILVER, Robbins, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"What's the point in being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable?"
-John Green


It’s getting late and now my hands are shaking

because I’ve thought about you
for too long.
My hands think they are an Etch A Sketch.
Maybe if they shake enough
they’ll forget
what yours felt like
when they wrapped around me.
Maybe if I turn my music up loud enough
to make the inside of my ears shake
they’ll forget
what it sounded like
when you called me baby.
My heart shakes even faster
but it won’t forget you.
It won’t forget how you took
a masterpiece
and left it
shaking.


The author's comments:

It's amazing what kind of inspiration you can get by walking around Walmart playing with an Etch-A-Sketch.


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on Jan. 5 2015 at 4:44 pm
miraandaa BRONZE, Gainesville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
The pen says to the paper what you cannot say to the world.

I feel this. I can understand it.


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