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Trip to Delaware

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Trip to Delaware

Terza Rima Sonnet
aba, bcb, cdc, ded, ee

So much alike though we are twelve years apart
Different father same mother, we are twins 
Rebellious, beautiful with a selfless heart

The age nineteen her adulthood now begins 
Piercings, ear gauges, tattoos makes a statement
Life so far, inking the story on her skin

A trip to Europe, a week she could have spent
Instead, chose to come visit me for that week
We had a blast together, she seemed content 

She is young and I am nearly an antique
I am at the age where I must guide along
From my own experience I can critique 

 Before her visit we had gone way to long
She plans to move here, this is where she belongs.

Jared Pickett
4/6/2012 

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  1. Date: 4/11/2012 9:25:00 AM
    always impressive Jared luv.. as only u can pen an emotional tale while weaving a mystery unveiled.. so.. far from an antique but rather "seasoned" luv.. expedriences in Life do that to a person..especially a poet.. so refined as u luv.. so so happy u are home again.. now need the scoop please ...

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 10:42:00 AM
    Oh, Jared, surely you're not an antique! Age is just a number, but I like the way you described life "inking the story on her skin." Sure, these were piercings and tattoos, but eventually wrinkles ink their story too. I hope this means your European girlfriend is coming to be with you! Welcome back, old friend! Love, Carolyn

    Pickett Avatar Jared Pickett
    Date: 4/6/2012 11:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for the comment!! Although, this is about my younger sister, not my girlfriend!!