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A nebula of
of mauve-hued stars hangs heavily
on a low thin branch;

soon that branch will break,
and a shower of shooting
stars will fall on us.



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DawnieRaeThis 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...
Aug. 27, 2013 at 8:26 am
i love this poem, so short and wonderful! (As soon as i read this i looked up wisteria flowers. They are absolutly gorgeous!!!) 
 
MckayThis 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...
Aug. 27, 2013 at 3:22 pm
I'm glad this poem captured your curiosity. Thanks. 
 
writefearless said...
Aug. 2, 2013 at 10:15 am
oh! this is sooo beautiful. the metaphor is so brilliant, the wisteria as a nebula that will soon be falling stars, plus the wonderful imagery. lovely piece :)
 
MckayThis 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...
Aug. 14, 2013 at 7:01 pm
thank you so much, writefearless. I appreciate the feedback.
 
Laugh-it-OutThis 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. said...
May 29, 2013 at 6:34 pm
Great poem! I saw wisteria over he weekend at the garden near my house. It was so pretty because they laced it through an entrance way and it hung down like little purple chandeliers and it smelled absolutely gorgeous! I am kinda a flower person, but my allergies keep me away from them during allergy season. Anyway, back to the poem ;) terrific word choice, honestly, you just pick the best words. I mean, no one else. Know would say "mauve-hued" or "a nebula of" I feel that you have a very mature... (more »)
 
MckayThis 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...
Jun. 7, 2013 at 2:44 pm
Wow...Thank you so much, Liv. I'm not worthy of such praise. Thank you. Honestly, sometimes I think I didn't choose the right words to conbey what my complicated and distorted mind is thinking. I try really hard, even though I hate editing. I hate hate hate it. Detest it. I feel that sometimes it takes away the "rawness" of the poem. But it's essential. So to see that someone appreciates it so much so like you just amazes me. And motivates me to continue writing, even thoug... (more »)
 
Scarlett_the_pegacorn said...
May 21, 2013 at 2:23 am
Very pretty. descriptive, and short. my kind of poem. ;3 PS: wisterias smell like awsum sauce.  
 
MckayThis 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...
May 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm
Really? I've never smelled them. I got the idea, becuase I see them on my way to church. That's how. Glad you love it. And said aweseom sauce. I love that sauce.
 
Scarlett_the_pegacorn replied...
May 21, 2013 at 7:34 pm
Well, u need to pull the freaking car over and sniff them. (sounds weird, doesnt it?) because, as I said, they smell like awesome sauce. :3
 
MckayThis 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...
May 22, 2013 at 1:19 pm
I think i will one of these days, when I'm not with my family. Otherwise, they'll think I finally lost all sanity. But I will...if they smaell like awesome-sauce.
 
AugustSummerFlingThis 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. said...
May 6, 2013 at 5:45 am
Wow this was beautiful. Simple and sweet.
 
MckayThis 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...
May 9, 2013 at 1:50 pm
Thanks so much. 
 
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