Thunder | Teen Ink


May 25, 2012
By Karamel PLATINUM, Gwinn, Michigan
Karamel PLATINUM, Gwinn, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness." -Anonymous

No two skies are ever the same
but that’s how you look at them.
I wish you could see the beauty I see
when I look at the sky.

I know I’m not perfect. Everything I’ve
held dear crumbled like burnt paper
in my hands and blew along the western wind. You
know I make mistakes.

I wish you could see what I see
in a muddy stream, a stone wall,
in a song. But you don’t want to
open your eyes to the grief, so you shut out beauty, too.

I thought YOU of all people were supposed
to be able to see the light of the world.
But you look at every sky
as though they’re all the same.


The author's comments:
Please feel free to rate and comment. If you don't like my poem, please leave a quick comment letting me know what you'd change, so I can take that into account for future writing of mine. Thanks!

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