The Stories in Lines

The Stories in Lines

In each person, there’s a story, 

one you may or may not know, 

but in every person, 

there are hints of their long story, 

such as in their beauty. 

Around their mouth, 

some may have lines, 

showing the smiles they have given 

and the laughs they have had. 

Some may have lines 

at the corner of their eyes, 

showing their years of laughter, 

showing their moments of joy.

Some may have creases in their brow,

showing their times of surprise

or their times of confusion.

There are many great stories,

even in very simple lines.




17 years old



16 years old

The Voice

September 2023

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  • The Stories in Lines

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  • Me

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