Shannon Thompson

Rookie (March 3 / Germantown, Maryland)

Shannon Thompson Poems

1. Man in the Moon 7/27/2007
2. rain wind trees (three) 7/23/2007
3. if do 7/23/2007
4. the bottom 7/23/2007
5. Haiku 9/1/07 9/1/2007
6. Dust before Light 7/23/2007
7. Alive In Sound 7/26/2007
8. backwards 7/23/2007
9. heat 7/23/2007
10. The World's Tallest Building 11/11/2007
11. Somewhere In Between 11/11/2007
12. Autumn Leaves 11/24/2007
13. It's No Wonder 1/14/2008
14. Heart and Head 2/20/2008
15. Important 2/20/2008
16. Battle Lines 2/20/2008
17. Generation Dial Tone 3/19/2008
18. ask think hear feel 7/23/2007
19. heart frozen 7/23/2007

heat

I threw myself into your fire
I climbed your ladder to the sun
but it wasn't hot when i was done
your kisses burned
but the flames were dying
you didn't even feel like trying

i threw myself into your fire
the burns have left me scared

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