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Growing Up



Underneath a world of blankets,
a thick covering of imagination,
and a flickering flashlight,
two siblings play.
In a shielding fort,
benign shadows make patterns
in the randomness of their minds
as they continue creation.
Laughter circles them in protection,
and Naivety still stands strong
because they both know, outside the fort
the world is ready to swallow.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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Scheme ABCDEFGBBHEI
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 352
Words 58
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

Kassandra M. Konecny

Kassandra Konecny is a lover of listening to music, hiking in the mountains, and observing the way people act. She began writing vigorously when she was fourteen and will hopefully never stop. She has had her fair share of trials lately, and tries to encompass nearly every subject there is to study into her writing. Kassandra plans to study creative writing and psychology. She's 17 and currently lives in Utah with her family. Contact her at kassandrakonecny@hotmail.com more…

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