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Alexandra Motola
Metaphors
I wanted to compare my thoughts to the depths of the ocean, but the ocean is beautiful So I thought of the vacuum of space, empty like me. But outer space is beautiful too So many metaphors pondered, each one beautiful and therefore wrong Or maybe I'm wrong And I'm beautiful too







Alexandra Motola is a sixth grade teacher in New Jersey who has had a passion for expression through poetic form since childhood. She hopes to encourage young people to turn to the written word to express themselves and connect with others.


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