Ode to Spacers MAG

October 25, 2010
By Austin Kuehr BRONZE, Lake Zurich, Illinois
Austin Kuehr BRONZE, Lake Zurich, Illinois
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Oh lovely azure rubber bands,
How you space apart my teeth so exquisitely,
So in three days I can get a wire attached to them.

I love the two hundred milligrams of Motrin,
Taken every day,
So I can eat without bringing pain.

How irritating you are as you push my teeth aside,
This will stay with me always,
A constant reminder of your presence.

The lisp you give me I admire even more.
As my tongue runs over your smooth, rubbery surface,
Making it difficult to pronounce my th's.

I will surely miss you,
Once I have brackets glued to my teeth,
Oh lovely azure rubber bands.

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on Dec. 31 2010 at 10:23 pm
xKeli826x BRONZE, Middletown, New York
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i understand completely. i still have my braces but for me the spacers were worse then the actual braces. i didnt eat at all with them regaurdless of how many pain killers i took. glad im getting my braces off soon :)

SarahD said...
on Nov. 15 2010 at 9:01 pm
This makes me so glad I never had to have those.

on Nov. 10 2010 at 1:15 pm
CatherineK SILVER, Omaha, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
“In all things it is better to hope than to despair”

This is great! It is a genius topic to write about! I love it!


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