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Paranoia (III) This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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Rats, scurrying through the walls
Radio cobwebs in their ears, listening
To every move I make
Every word I say.

Outside my door,
Across the street,
A man waits, raincoat
Pulled up to hide a face of lights.
Silver eyes
Watching
Waiting,
For me to come out.

Hidden in my light fixture
Is a control device
To read my mind.
So I work with a flashlight.

They think they have me,
But I slip away.
Escape.
Always run, fast, swiftly,
Under the cover of night.

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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Ikadshi T. said...
Feb. 17, 2009 at 10:51 pm
I love the feelings accompanied by this poem; it's very intriguing.
 
Sallysunshineeee. :) said...
Feb. 17, 2009 at 4:50 pm
This poem is rockin dude! :)
 
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