may i MAG

By Eleanor Nurmi, Washington, DC

she left behind
a void and
a stain and
a traditional note,
in spider-scrawl
with loops and angles
that looked crabby and unlike her;
the void can be filled
the stain will be cleaned
and the note should be burned,
but everyone says it mentions me
and
i can’t wait to read it;
i’m sure she keeps a copy with her.



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SammyBee14 said...
on Sep. 12 2008 at 7:40 pm
It was really good=]] Keep up the awesome work!

Bee71302 said...
on Aug. 31 2008 at 3:13 am
This is a really good poem!! keep up the good work! :)

EmilyOliveP said...
on Aug. 30 2008 at 6:35 pm
Enriching but intruiging -- a wholesome piece of work with just the right amount of mystery to make it beautiful!

Questionable said...
on Aug. 30 2008 at 5:44 pm
I really liked this poem, though you should think about breaking your lines differently (as in, not after every 'and', as it creates a choppy, heavy sort of feel).


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