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June 2022 Poetry Contest: Last Day of Middle School

June 26, 2022
By RH GOLD, Sammamish, Washington
RH GOLD, Sammamish, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
KEEP CALM and stop being lazy.


I see the silent trees outside

outlined against a bleak gray sky

as the somber clouds begin to cry.

 

As time, too quickly, flies by

I walk out to hear the cries

and weeps of a firefly…

 

A last look at the familiar hallway

makes me glance down, then away.


The author's comments:

The last day of a school year; the last day of middle school life. As others cheer and celebrate, I stare out the window and contemplate...


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