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Take My Hand

Give me london on a rainy day,
A spring in Ireland's green fields,
Give me as many miles as it takes,
To forget the smile you wear on your face.

Let me write and let me sing,
About what the new years might bring.
Don't you write and don't you call,
Forget I exist, I'd rather fall.

But keep me.
In your memories.
So, if by chance, we meet again.
You can take my hand.

So I will take the road not taken,
I will learn to swim, and swim across the sea.
While my mind's at peace, and my heart's learning
To forget.
Please don't remind me.

But keep me.
In your memories.
So, if by chance, we meet again.
You can take my hand.

Don't you write and don't you call,
Forget I exist, I'd rather fall.
I will learn to swim, and swim across the sea.
But keep me.
In your memories.





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fiveinside This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 10, 2011 at 4:15 pm
After I saw your work on the forum, I had to come check out your other work because I loveeeeee your style. (: I really really really like this poem because it's just abstract enough that it's beautiful but concrete enough that you don't get lost trying to figure it out. I love the first and last stanzas the most, probably. The first one is a really good introduction because it really hooks you and you can get a picture in your head. And the last stanza is really cool because you pull parts of t... (more »)
 
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