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


The paintis thick on the walls,
but the floorboards are showing,
careful - youmight fall through,
the windows are wet with fog,
and the shades arewearing low,
the ceiling stands restrictful,
and the furnace has brokedown,
the pipes have burst suddenly,
the colors all have faded,
theshingles have drifted with rain,
attic's fan incessantly runs on high,
thefaucet has failed the water,
and the beds are made tidy,
unslept in forunreliability,
the pictures are each blank,
and the sound is of the howlof the wind,
the archaic wallpaper has been torn,
the nails have becomeloose and lost,
and the electricity was cut from within,
telephone wirewon't carry,
don't move - it might all crash down.




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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