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Juliana Oct 11
I often think back
to that letter
I received.

About what would have
happened if I
had read

it instead of letting
my friends choose
our course.
Inspired and In the Style of "This Is Just To Say" by William Carlos Williams
Juliana Oct 11
I am sorry
for saying
goodbye

when I really
meant hello
I was young

I wasn't ready
but neither
were you.
Inspired and In the Style of "This Is Just To Say" by William Carlos Williams
Juliana Oct 11
I may be crying
but please do not ask
if I am okay

for I will only burst
like a dam
flooding a town

please do not ask
if I am okay
because you already
know the answer
Inspired and In the Style of "I Am Patient" by Jewel Kilcher
Juliana Oct 11
Storms are hideous.
They are ****.
They are dangerous.
They are violent.
They can ****.
But even the ugliest storm has a rainbow.
Seven beautiful things about it.
People are like storms.
They are ****.
They are vicious.
But they are beautiful.
Even after a storm, people are beautiful.
And so is he and she and him and her and it and they are a rainbow.
Just like you or I. Just like us.
We are a rainbow, not a storm.
We need to remember that.
Inspired and In the Style of "Real World News Flash" by Arnold Adoff
Poem may differ from intended formatting.
Juliana Oct 11
A
tree
may be
still it may
swing in the wind
it may fall or be cut
down but until it dies it
grows and it grows and it grows
and it
grows
and so
will I.
Inspired and In the Style of "Real World News Flash" by Arnold Adoff
Poem may differ from intended formatting.
Juliana Oct 11
An
umbrella
may not stop the
rain from falling but
it at least keeps you from
g
e
t
t
i
n
g .
wet
Inspired and In the Style of "Real World News Flash" by Arnold Adoff
Poem may differ from intended formatting.
Juliana Oct 11
lauren has
a cup of coffee
and a smile
on her face

even when exhausted
the smile
never fades

she dances
coffee in hand
through life
and in studio

willing to love all
who comes her way
Inspired and In the Style of "Sam's World" by Sam Cornish
Juliana Oct 11
I wasn't born here, yet here I am.
I don't come from turf green fields
My knees aren't stained from endless amounts of grass
I don't like to run, I don't like to yell
I don't like to kick spheres into boxes made of net.
Yet here I am.
I am with you, my mother, my father, my sister's coach
Her best friend, their family, wives, husbands, daughters, and sons.
I am not from here.
I am from tap shoes, ballet buns, pas de bourrées.
I am from time steps, chassés, and chaînés turns.
I am from music, motion, and love.
I wasn't born here, yet here I am.
Inspired and In the Style of "MAN I THOUGHT YOU WAS TALKING ANOTHER LANGUAGE THAT DAY" by Victor Hernandez Cruz
Juliana Oct 11
walking
down the narrow path
the leaves
rustling in the wind
my hair
tied back into a messy bun
a smile
plastered across my face
as i
look at the world around me
spring
it has come
Inspired and In the Style of "winter poem" by Nikki Giovanni
Juliana Oct 11
I am from books; yellowed pages and black ink.
I am from shoes; leather and worn.
I am from dancing; Tap, jazz, and modern.
I am from Disney; DCOM's and the Disney Channel.
I am from television; Riverdale and Pretty Little Liars.
I am from Freeform and the CW.
I am from Bones and The Pretender.
I am from Pokino, and Forensic Files, and pasta.
I am from Ireland, Italy, and Germany.
I am from Belgium, France, and Grease.
I am from my bed in the morning.
I am from Science and Anthropology.
I am from painting and graphic design.
I am from Twizzlers, and Kit-Kats, and Oreos.
I am from apples and peanut butter.
I am from Okemos and Syracuse.
I am from ADHD and anxiety.
I am from happiness and the sense of calm.
I am from blue.
I am me.
Inspired and In the Style of "Where I'm From" by Ella Lyon
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