Tag Archives: 15 years old

0027 The Remembered [1995]

Author’s note: This poem was written as a result of learning about the Holocaust in middle school and having a survivor come and speak at our school. I was very aware of history at this time in my life and … Continue reading

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0026 Him [1995]

Author’s note: This was written prior to my family and I moving to Montana in ’95. I went to a middle school in Everett, WA, that had a little bit of gang activity. I keep thinking about my 15 year … Continue reading

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0025 Dinosaur [1995]

Author’s note: I think I wrote this as a reaction to Jurassic Park? lol.   You can feel the power, Of the once mighty dinos, When you gaze at their bones, Unburied after millions of years. Imagine them now, For … Continue reading

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0024 Derek [1995]

Author’s note: I am keeping the end note, minus the last name of the young man, that I added when I wrote this poem. Yeah, he was my very first serious crush.   I should have told him When I … Continue reading

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0023 Can You Feel the Beat? [1995]

Author’s Note: I don’t know when exactly I wrote this in 1995, so it and other poems that did not have an exact date have been placed at the end of this year.    Let the music flow through you. … Continue reading

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0022 The Betrayed [26 December 1995]

Author’s note: Ah, teenage angst. Ultimately our family did get the horses mentioned in this poem but my dad, at the time, was not too keen on the idea. This was my reaction after one discussion we had. He betrayed us. … Continue reading

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0021 Brandi [25 December 1995]

Author’s note: The woman this poem is about is the person who inspired me to start writing poetry. Brandi, I see her face, Everyday, Brightly smiling, Like the rising of the sun. She is my friend, My mentor in a … Continue reading

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0020 To the One I Love [06 October 1995]

My heart has a hole in it. And it bleeds for you. It is empty, And it is cold. Don’t tell me truths, Don’t tell me lies. Don’t tell me anything, For actions speak more than words. To be in … Continue reading

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0019 The Kindred Spirit [09 August 1995]

Author’s note: This is one of my personal favorites from this era of my writing. He, Who is wise, Beyond his years. In some ways, In others, Not. A young man of mystery, Came into my life. Whom I tried … Continue reading

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0018 The End of School [13 June 1995]

It’s summertime, And the days are long. We get wild, And nothing’s wrong. The sun is shining, And we just can’t stay inside. We tan or burn on the beach And surf the tide. We’re having too much fun, Maybe … Continue reading

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