Wreckage | Teen Ink


May 14, 2009
By Edye Pucciarelli SILVER, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Edye Pucciarelli SILVER, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Upon impact
I was stopped completely,
Watching their car devour yours
Almost entirely…
I knew nothing of you.
Nameless, I watched the sirens around you
Unravel their sound-
Sending it forward
Lighting the sky of night in reds;
The wreckage in pieces of steel and mess.
They attempted to untangle you-
Pull your pulse from the ground, the
Ground from your neck, your
Neck from the dark and the splinter of death
That was stuck in your side
From your side.
It was silent, your bones screaming to your
Children, your unborn children, the wife
That you had or never had- I heard every
Word of regret through the glass
Your death unjustified
A laceration in time
Without name

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Tomboy GOLD said...
on Dec. 13 2011 at 9:04 am
Tomboy GOLD, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
"The human heart had hidden treasures; in secret kept; in silence sealed; the thoughts; the hopes; the dreams; the pleasures; whose charms were broken if revealed" - Charlotte Bronte

this is truely amazing.  very emotional, deep.  I love it :)

on Jun. 11 2010 at 11:25 am
thezebrasgray PLATINUM, Taylorsville, Utah
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Amazing!  This is probably my favorite poem out of all your work.  I hope more people read it and post comments:)

on Dec. 2 2009 at 12:46 pm
Very nice! I love the imagery you give-especially the picture of the sky your words paint in my mind. Keep writing and straightening out these tangled up things we call words! You do a great job at it!