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The Girl in the Green Sweater MAG

June 11, 2021
By Twin2531 BRONZE, Vancouver, Columbia
Twin2531 BRONZE, Vancouver, Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
“I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.” - Charles Dickens in Great Expectations


Saved lives or took them 

Art major or chem 

Worshipped heaven or hell 

Lips sealed or couldn’t wait to tell 

Loved many or none 

Did it all for the fame or just for fun

Fought or fled 

Friends all over of just in your head

Cried or screamed 

Lied or schemed 

Lived in or let the moment pass 

Drove slow or biked fast 

Loved the hood or left 

Owned one heart or was a theft 

On a normal day out for a meet 

Nothing mattered out there on the streets

She stepped off the curb a little too far

And became nothing but the girl  

in the green sweater hit by a car.


The author's comments:

This one of the first poems I wrote with an end rhyme scheme. It's about the nondiscriminatory and sudden nature of death. I hope you enjoy it! 


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on Aug. 3 at 9:33 pm
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)
And the words I say most often: "Where was I?"
"I just switched 50 things to anonymus and it doesnt even make a diff- why was i writing this again? where was i? hm.... oh well."

this is great

diamond733 said...
on Aug. 3 at 8:29 pm
diamond733, Wilmington, Delaware
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love this!!!

Lydiaq DIAMOND said...
on Aug. 3 at 10:43 am
Lydiaq DIAMOND, Somonauk, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"I'd rather be a forest than a street.
If I only could, I surely would.
I'd rather feel the earth beneath my feet."

Intense and horrifying, just for starters!