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Kite

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Kite

I am a kite,
My yellow heart trapped in the confines of
Two short poles.

My white ribbons spread around me like
Harsh streetlight rays
(In the mornings I conveniently dim to nothing)

I sway tamely to the rhythm of the breeze
I am at the wrong party.

I am stretched
My string spread out straight
A roman
Dead end road.

And I am wrapped around my father’s fingers
Which are whitening at the tips
He is scared.

Will I plummet
Or will I fly?

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  1. Date: 7/26/2012 9:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Yasmin's "The Unread Poems"contest Gracie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 3:21:00 AM
    Gracie super congrats on your win, excellent write...David

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 5:18:00 PM
    wow.....very nice poem here! Congradulations on your well deserved win! Jane XoXo

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 6:38:00 AM
    congrats Gracie on a marvelous write and win luv.. nicely composed piece..

  1. Date: 7/13/2012 6:35:00 AM
    Wow where did this week go? I am reading some amazing poetry this morning. It was a pleasure to read yours and I thank you for sharing it Gracie. Have a great weekend and I will be back Monday to read more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 4:27:00 PM
    nice write Gracie

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 4:02:00 PM
    Gracie, I love the image you portray here, if you don't mind me saying I think it is a personification poem, well done..David