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May 21, 2010
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I heard it through the grapevine

Through cupped hands, and mendacious laughter

Their mocking echoed eerily, up through the cobwebbed rafters

I heard it through the grapevine

That evil dances upon thy shoulders

Regret droops down my once bright eyes, remorse 1,000 boulders

I heard it through the grapevine

And from the fireflies in the trees

Now stick and stones will break my bones, and lies will always hurt me





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sarah98 said...
Aug. 9, 2013 at 7:51 pm
this was sooooo great! the last two lines blew me away. wow!
 
crubs3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 19, 2010 at 6:06 pm
Wow this is great!!! i love the description and the metaphorrs!!  if you could please comment and rate my work that would be great!! especially to anonymous!!!! thanx and ur really good!!!!
 
xcrayolaxstormx said...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 11:06 am
I really liked this. I liked your vocabulary and all the "mataphors" (am I using that correctly?). It was really good. Keep it up! :D
 
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