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Changing Seasons This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By Tessa S, Lilburn, GA

At night children sail away
To places yet to be discovered,
To places forgotten
By the world.

In the daylight we run,
We play, and we dance to the music.
We pretend we don't remember
The creation of those worlds.

We fill our hearts
And prepare for the time
That we'll give them away,
Knowing that we will never be the same.

Still we run
And still we play,
Pretending not to see that day approach,
As if ignorance will stop it from coming.

At night we still sail
To places yet to be discovered,
And in our sleep we remember
Places forgotten by the rest of the world.

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