YA Story - Dollhouse | Young Adult Mag
Publishing Date: 2/20/2014
Author: Shelly Gill
                    

 

I see lips

red and flaming

like cherry candy

China blue eyes

a coy smile

making boys rise-

He


 

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will make you

Fall

- Fast-

like a dead moth

Making

Rain

from pelting shards of glass,

    tearing pretty parasols, cracking nails

severing limbs, shrinking- then

stretching hair

tugging too hard

Straining

Eyelids   staring then blinding-

 

failing to see instruction

sewn into pockets

of scarlet ribbon

and drooping lace

 

Toy is fragile     handle with care


 


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