Mandolyn ...


i dropped us and you were glass


your frown made houses fall-
yards became rubble
i climbed
to feed you my laugh, my heart
tagging along behind me
kicking coke cans,
picking up nails, poking itself
to see if my blood
runs as fast
as you do.

a music box coughed
up memories
that weren't mine,
but you stopped scowling,

faced the field
where i hurt you

and threw a cotton ball at me,
no longer drenched
in rile rain.

Submitted: Monday, November 24, 2014

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  • Freshman - 2,041 Points Bull Hawking (12/1/2014 11:21:00 PM)

    I don't usually pick out the great verses that I love in a poem...I just like to soak up the
    whole thing...like bread in gravy....I love how they got past their troubles...kissed and
    Whatever else they did....my way of sayin' it's all good. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 39 Points Afrodita Alkline (11/29/2014 11:20:00 AM)

    I love the way you write, my favorite line:
    a music box coughed
    up memories
    that weren't mine,
    but you stopped scowling,
    Extremely beautiful. (Report) Reply

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