Expectation | Teen Ink


February 14, 2010
By sammyso3 SILVER, Hastings, Nebraska
sammyso3 SILVER, Hastings, Nebraska
9 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We have to be continually jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down." Kurt Vonnegut

Your rough palm spread
smooth over the bed sheets
as you lean, casual
while the strings
of your heart quartet are strumming
and the air is tense with

Apprehension carving lines
across your face
slight smile
and the taste of wanting.

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mariissa said...
on Jan. 31 2012 at 2:00 pm
mariissa, Sdfsa, Nebraska
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Your Poetry is Great! :) Keep up the good work ^-^

on Apr. 27 2011 at 7:31 pm
M_IML DIAMOND, Ganei Tikva, Other
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This is so great! I looked at your work after seeing "Sunday Mornings",  which I actually liked much less than this. Your paint a perfect, clear picture of this and of how the subject feels with only a few lines. Love it!

Sarahtime GOLD said...
on Jun. 23 2010 at 1:31 pm
Sarahtime GOLD, Lilburn, Georgia
10 articles 1 photo 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
-Lance Armstrong

Very nice tone, I like the feeling of tension your word choice brings. Well done free verse.

on May. 22 2010 at 1:45 pm
Sketched97 PLATINUM, Silver Spring, Maryland
31 articles 4 photos 167 comments
awesome. you are an amazing writer.