Broken Glass | Teen Ink

Broken Glass

June 30, 2012
By ELM522 DIAMOND, Selden, New York
ELM522 DIAMOND, Selden, New York
79 articles 0 photos 139 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All those other girls, well they're beautiful, but would they write a song for you?"-"Hey Stephen" by Taylor Swift

Crashing through the waves
Tumbling onto shore
Latching onto schools of fish
Just to fall upon the ocean floor

The edges have dulled
Scratched by sand
Sat in child’s hand
Thrown at the sky
Just a piece of broken glass

If it weren’t already broken
It would be now
If it hadn’t already fallen
It would be flat
On the ground

It’s been held onto and discarded
It’s been ignored
And it’s been through its own war

The author's comments:
Depending on how one sees life, it can be beautiful or just a piece of broken glass.

Similar Articles


This article has 0 comments.