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Tiny Blue Mountains This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By i_am_so_very_large_and_towering, Mililani, HI

The stitches on the blue couch
Stretch into tiny mountains that I climb when it's raining
Because I Can.

I have pennies
In a glass jar that clatter
On top of each other
And freckles on my eyelids
that I can't see when I blink
And I tell myself to smile when it's sunny
And to not start sentences with and
And to fill in silence with words
In ballpoint pens
That bleed onto the paper behind it.

Because I Care.

I care so much that I'll
Move to a nursing home with yellow wallpaper
And wrinkle the skin on my eyelids

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4 comment(s)
jetta.ck
This has so much symbolism, detail, etc. It's absolutely amazing. Don't eveer stop writing!!
Dec. 22, 2012 at 2:33 PM • Report
OldYoungOne
I like it. Could you comment and rate my poems as well. I'm trying to coem up as a peot so I would really appreciate it.
Nov. 06, 2012 at 10:57 PM • Report
Sarah_Oso
The language, the simplicity, the symbolism, the beauty, the detail, the abstractness of it all - it takes my breath away. Please keep on writing, making our word a little less grey.
Nov. 06, 2012 at 6:45 PM • Report
Lovemelovemenot
I feel like that came from a book filled with Emily Dickinson's poems. She is one of the best poets known to man and I have a feeling you will be too. AMAZING job, please keep writing!!!!(:
Oct. 26, 2012 at 1:52 PM • Report
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