Rose Trees - Aliza Abusch-Magder - jGirls+ Magazine

I have been taught that the more ostentatious the leaf,
the happier its colors
as it clings to the branch in the unforgiving autumn winds,
the deader it is inside.

Apparently this applies to people too.

Accompanying Photo: “Rose Trees” by Aliza Abusch-Magder
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Kinneret Katz is a former jGirls+ editor for the Fiction and Poetry Departments. Kinneret is from Los Angeles. She began writing in fifth grade and has since taken numerous classes on poetry, fiction, and nonfiction writing. She enjoys learning about cultures and religions around the world and debating a diverse range of topics with friends. In addition to her publications on jGirls+, Kinneret has two other published pieces in different anthologies. Kinneret is currently spending a year in Israel, to be followed by the University of Rochester.