A Purple Iris

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blooms

in the dead grass,
fragile petals

trampled into earth;
the children

race their bicycles
over asphalt

and I stand

on my porch,

wondering what
the world was like

before we
covered the earth

in concrete,
the antithesis
of abstract.






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Cory_ClarkThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Sep. 28 at 8:59 pm
I love all of your work so much! You are so talented!
 
chsongbirdThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 7 at 10:19 pm
@Cory_Clark Oh my gosh thank you!!
 
chsongbirdThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 7 at 10:20 pm
@Cory_Clark that means so much to me, I'm so glad you enjoy it.
 
Cory_ClarkThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
today at 7:40 pm
you should check out some of my work. I am a big fan of yours!
 
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