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i am the forest MAG

September 4, 2012
By IgniteTheAirwaves PLATINUM, New City, New York
IgniteTheAirwaves PLATINUM, New City, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody." -J.D. Salinger, Catcher in the Rye

i remember
the early bread-baked mornings
with your sun-strung neck
and the promise of the river.
you used to steal white stones
smooth from the bedrock
and hide them in your pockets;
you would swim in them
to the point of drowning.
i tried to rustle my leaves
when you came near
to paint a prettier picture;
but in haste,
the colors always curled and
blurred. i was scared
at your lack of
and so, like you,
i will leave
in the fall.

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Lets_call_me_Lily DIAMOND, Auckland, Other
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Favorite Quote:
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This is very clever - I love your use of enjambement here to develop the play on words more fully!

Catie said...
on Sep. 5 2012 at 8:20 pm
this is really good, i like it alot!