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~
 
Fayrouz 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!
 
dontforget This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 12, 2011 at 4:58 pm
Absolutely beautiful(:
 
applesauceHater 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
 
samiasaskia24 said...
Dec. 3, 2011 at 12:57 pm
This is really a great limerick!
 
IamtheshyStargirl said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 10:24 pm
Awwww, I loved this. It reminded me of Luna Lovegood immediately after I read the title. 
 
LoudDreamer 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!
 
ReadWriteBreathe 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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