Poems from Cassidy Paredes

MY SUNSHINE

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What if my sun seized to shine?

What if my world turned dark without the light,

The light your smile brings into my world?

The light I need to keep my heart full. 

But if the light never comes, what would I be?

I’d look in the mirror, my disguise falling clean. 

You’d see who I really am without the sunshine. 

I’d be a shell.

Something dark—like my world when you’re gone. 

So please, for me, be my light, my morning song. 

Never part away from me. 

So I can make sure the light never strays—

So the best version of myself I can be.

Ded. E, D, and J

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