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Turn back the clocks to twelve hours ago
So I can see the sunset stretch across the ­horizon
So the day can be fresh and bright
And I can wake up again
Tell me it's a new day

Lead me to the place where the sea meets
the land
So I can watch the sand turn to shore
So I can run along the edge of the water
And barely get my feet wet
Tell me the water is warm

Give me earrings made of fool's gold
So I can show off what I don't have
So I can pretend to feel beautiful
And lace my dresses with rhinestones
Tell me I look lovely

Sing me a song about how much you love me
So I can hear sweet lies slip between your teeth
So I can dance on my aching feet
And make dissonant harmonies
Tell me you won't stop singing

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songbirdblue0013 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 14, 2009 at 2:36 pm
thank you Corinna! I confronted Ms "Durgaa" and made a post about her plagiarizing ways. I hope she takes her false posts down and realizes that what she's doing is wrong
 
Corinna Parr said...
Aug. 13, 2009 at 8:24 pm
Hi. This poem has also been stolen on the Gather.com website, but this writer:
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474977770353
You can confront the thieves, here:
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474977771799
Some of the other poets are going there to claim their work.
 
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