happy_the_dog

happy_the_dog

CA

12 years old

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Loves

  • An Eclipse

    She,

    She had dark black hair that crossed her face.

    He,

    He had honey-blonde hair that creased his ears.

    She,

    She didn’t have the grades she should.

    He,

    He had too many books to fit his room.

    She,

  • Mauve

    Mauve is the lipstick we stole from your mother,

    smeared sideways across your mouth and all over

    your Sprite bottle,

    a clandestine weight in your pocket 

    as we hurried home across the dew-slick grass.

     

  • the last day of march

    Mud mingling with snow mingling with dirt,

    the remnants of red nail polish from 

    Valentine's Day,

    how has it lasted so long? 

    The sun a hot fiery ball over the cloud-speckled horizon,

  • Women

    Amelia taught us to soar.

    Marie taught us to think.

    Sally taught us to fly.

    Eleanor taught us to speak up.

    Jane taught us to write.

    Rosa taught us to stand up.

    Anne taught us not to forget our history.