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

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Lockers stretch down the hall,
identical to one another.
One cloned from the other,
a never-ending cycle of similarity.
Although, undo the lock,
and each one is different.
No one quite the same as any other,
like a crayon box exploding over the insides
alive with the thoughts of each owner.
Though rarely do you ever see one reverted,
monkeys leap in my gut at how amazing a thing it is,
when it’s possible to see the beauty,
of the
inside out.


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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JRaye This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 4, 2014 at 8:33 pm
Beautiful! It's such a creative metaphor, awesome job!  
 
_Zavery_ said...
Apr. 4, 2014 at 2:44 pm
lovely poem, and great metaphor
 
Sparkle1pops This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 22, 2013 at 8:10 pm
This is a wonderful poem....the imagery is my favorite part
 
bija said...
Jan. 19, 2012 at 9:22 am
Wow--your writing touched me deeply and I am going to read your beautiful poem at my upcoming yoga retreat on "Celebraing our Uniqueness and Honouring our Oneness" and also at a teen yoga day where we are "Letting our Colours Shine Bright". I am a yoga teacher from Ontario Canada and I am inspired by your positivity!! :)
 
krazeecasey13 said...
Jan. 27, 2010 at 7:56 pm
woah this is an amazing comparision i love this!
 
wanda said...
Sept. 9, 2009 at 2:25 pm
What a lovely way of looking at people. Especially young people who we often think all look alike because of trends. Yet we are all unique and special.
Thanks Abigail. I'll share this with my youth group.
 
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