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Pill Popper

She sails on a sea of sorrow.
Blues surround her,
Slowly and silently sneaking into her raft;
It vanishes beneath the surface.
Struggling, she spies a life jacket.
Sputtering, pills become her savior.
The Blues snake around her body.
She shivers but her head stays above it all.
Sanity swirls with survival,
A sticky concoction.
Shallow water and soft sand
spied in the distance.
She swims,
but the life jacket begins to suffocate her.
She cuts it off and swiftly sinks,
suction drawing her under.
Soft eyes see blue skies;
Fading Fast.
A sickly, sweet salvation.




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Interminable_Dreamer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
today at 6:05 pm:
Thank you very much!!
 
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T.N.H. said...
Nov. 11, 2013 at 6:20 pm:
Such a wonderfully written piece!! I love this<3
 
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TheGianaJinxThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Oct. 17, 2013 at 1:42 pm:
I rated five stars, this is so well written.
 
Interminable_Dreamer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 20, 2013 at 10:40 pm :
Thank you so much!
 
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