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

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Turn stale knob of radio on, effortless
crack of the wrist: infamous words pour
out ripped speakers, a hole-punched
reservoir.
Such a chatterbox -
gibberish sentences incomprehensible to
ears and mind (a shortage in the circuit),
letters squashed like sardines.
Hiccupped talk interrupted:
flamed lullaby spilling through, a
jaw-dropping funeral march (closed casket);
nothing but a rhythm whore,
pause.
Eavesdrop on explicit, newfound
streetlight song, tapered and perfect
like a birthday card.
Vibrate and quiver at complicated
iambs, eerie composition with a magnetizing
lure: a shovel for the grave, gravity menace.

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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IMAdreamerThis 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...
May 13, 2012 at 9:04 am

wow, this was amazing! lov how you strung the words together, it was artful. nice work, keep it up!  :D

Ps. please check out my work!!

 
tesswards32 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 1, 2011 at 3:03 pm
I love the way you put words together; the combinations you come up with seem like effortlessly creative masterpieces.
 
Hawkberry This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 28, 2009 at 8:15 pm
It's beautiful and hidden. I love the fact that it is mostly a metaphor and the phrase "streetlight songs".
 
jessie-w replied...
Dec. 11, 2009 at 1:26 pm
I agree with Hawkberry its a really hidden and thats what makes it so wonderful
 
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