An Hour Too Late, A Lifetime Too Soon MAG

February 12, 2018
By CassidyKeyser BRONZE, Gilford, New Hampshire
CassidyKeyser BRONZE, Gilford, New Hampshire
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Bare feet frying on hot pavement,
I picture her blue Cadillac Eldorado speeding down the road.
She was born an Icarus, always testing boundaries
and like the boy with wings, the world was not welcoming.
Dragging her back to the shadows
I accepted reality, while she sat in silent opposition.
And in the golden glow of the late August sun,
she tucked a note in the glove compartment of my truck
leaving me to decipher the messy ebony ink.
I love you was all I could read.


The author's comments:

This was written for the Ink It competition. I hope people will get the story behind this piece and see how it ties in with issues still relevant today.


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on Jul. 6 at 4:28 am
MissMaddyM GOLD, Lakewood, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"After all we've been through... everything that I've done... it can't be for nothing" -Ellie, The Last of Us

Beautiful. Simply beautiful.


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