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Falling Awake

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Silent knuckles crack,
gasping for air to inhale,
falling into place.

Straight hair starts curling.
The make-up gets smeared and smudged.
Waking up appalled.

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swifthearth said...
Nov. 30, 2011 at 6:06 pm
I love it. Short, direct, impressive. 
RebeccaJoy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 30, 2011 at 8:48 pm
thank you. i like the simple stuff sometimes
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