Treasure Island

Shania K. Younce

(4-18-1996 / I can´t remember.)

'A Pulling Weed'


A pulling weed.
A dieing day.

A sun brightened.

A sun gone away.

A pulling weed.
A dieing day.

A yank, a pull, the weed is splayed.

Submitted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Edited: Friday, March 14, 2014

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I was remembering a summer day I spent with a friend named, Dezzy. We were pulling weeds in her front yard. Please comment at will and with honesty!

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  • Yash Shinde (4/29/2014 10:17:00 PM)

    ......I liked the rhyme scheme and the way you expressed your fatigue.........bien! (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (3/25/2014 2:41:00 PM)

    DYING, not dieing.........or are you using poetic license? ? ?

    and splayed doesn't seem to fit. do you disagree?

    other than that, i like the poem and the rhyming. thanks for sharing. :) bri (Report) Reply

  • Soulful Heart (3/17/2014 5:35:00 AM)

    A moment that can mean a lot to reflect on.....like thr weeds that are in ur lige have to b pulled out by us and for that u got to identift the weeds in ur garden of life first..... weeds can b ur weaknesses within or around u..howz that! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Mr. Nobody (3/13/2014 9:47:00 PM)

    Time to pull weeds,
    time to roll weed.
    A green smile,
    a day in the yard
    Worthwhile! (Report) Reply

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