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

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the turn signal keeps beat with
my pulse.
i may have swallowed a large stone,
or possibly a paper weight went down
by mistake.
the invisible ribbon around my ribs
is tied a bit too tight.
i pass three small children on bikes
within two miles of my house.
two boys fishing,
one small pond
one big pond.
is that a box kite in the
distance?
the ribbon pulls tighter
we may have been perfect.




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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