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Memory of Flowers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

August 7, 2013

By Emily M., Brookline, MA

Springtime and twilight, flowers blooming,
shaded in the settling dusk. A dream
land perhaps, built on memories and flowers
and hints of something, nearly forgotten. Slipping
away to the unconscious, the promise
of secrecy, in a city I nearly remember.

Portland, perhaps. Last summer and
I remember
a Rose Garden, red and pink petals
unfolding as flowers bloom
in the humid air of another coast. And down the block, the promise
of other worlds hidden in a bookstore four stories high, dreams
inked onto pages, words and stories slipping
together. A summer night last year, in a city that smelled of flowers.

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