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To Wear Yellow to a Funeral

Caress my ashen hand-brittle and crisp
Speak gently to me in your toddler lisp
Mourn with your smile gaily
Dare to love my dear Hayley
Please forgive my succumbing breath by wisp



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beautifulspirit This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 18, 2012 at 10:26 am:
This is nice---a different view on death. This doesn't sound morbid, but rather chooses to celebrate the life of the loved one. The title works~
 
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FayrouzThis 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...
Dec. 27, 2011 at 6:36 pm:
The title really caught my attention. I enjoyed reading this out loud because the rhyming is nice and fun to say. Good job and keep writing!
 
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dontforget This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 12, 2011 at 4:58 pm:
Absolutely beautiful(:
 
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applesauceHaterThis 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...
Dec. 12, 2011 at 3:30 pm:
why?!?!?:(us so good. its not fair;0 jk. but you are better than me. I not so good at rhyming and making it sound beautful as yours 5/5
 
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samiasaskia24 said...
Dec. 3, 2011 at 12:57 pm:
This is really a great limerick!
 
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IamtheshyStargirlThis 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...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 10:24 pm:
Awwww, I loved this. It reminded me of Luna Lovegood immediately after I read the title. 
 
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LoudDreamerThis 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...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 7:58 pm:
Very good, this was very moving, my favorite line was "Mourn me with your smile gaily." Awsome work, I really like this peice!
 
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ReadWriteBreatheThis 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...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm:
I really like this one. The words you use are really original and emotional. Great job
 
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