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Echoes of Silence This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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These forbidden words we are yearning to speak


Hinder our vocal chords
Leaving vast tunnels of silence
Echoing within us

As they struggle to break free
Oh, how we wish these words could just
Ease off the tips of our tongues
Like slippery cherry lollipops

Why must there be so much meaning attached
To these three effortless syllables
That come out so sweetly,
But are so impossible to reveal

Why can’t we just say how we
Feel without avoiding
The chilling truth hidden behind them
Those three agonizing words

I love you



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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Anjo! said...
May 20, 2009 at 5:05 am
I'm feelin' ya. so powerful.
 
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