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Pink Elephants This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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I: walk the halls to class.
You: walk the other way for your morning cigarette.

I: sit at my desk daydreaming of you.
You: sit on the curb dreaming of pink elephants.

I: worry about friends and test scores.
You: worry about the cops busting your party.

I: think.
You: don’t, not unless you have to.

I: have secret-keepers.
You: have “goodie” suppliers.

I: ask myself, do opposites attract?
You: ask why I ask so many questions.

I: want you.
You: wonder why.

So do I …

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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