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Gloat- I journey afar while you watch
Sneer- you spend your days away from the sun
Sigh- Mother makes empty threats
Yell- color rises to your cheeks
Twist- my arm is grasped, skin pulled tight
Mock- your weakness is spat at you, venom dripping
Head bowed, voice low
You walk away without parrying my blow
I won the battle but did I lose an alley?
For now I am left alone with only my lie
It is in the eyes of the beholders
A victory is only won if you still have soldiers



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thepreechyteenager said...
Nov. 14, 2009 at 7:30 pm
i <3 this, especially the last 2 lines
 
Jaquie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 6, 2009 at 2:29 pm
Wow. This is amazing. It certainly surpasses anything I ever could have written. Even the last line alone (which by the way was so powerful I wanted to tear out my hair and weep like a child) was more honest and well-written then what I find from the most well versed persons ever considered to make a dent in the history of poets. You've done a remarkable job. I don't know if I'll retain any respect at all for the editors if they don't include this in the magazine. Personally ... (more »)
 
So-calledLife This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm
this is absolutely fantastic. you rock! keep it up :]
btw i gave it a five
 
mgraves This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 4, 2009 at 8:41 pm
Hey guys! Thanks for the comments :) If you could, please rate! Merci!
 
StarSister7 said...
Sept. 4, 2009 at 10:34 am
wow. i like this poem a lot, because it's totally true, you know?
 
Lily B. said...
Sept. 3, 2009 at 5:24 pm
That was really great! Seriously, I'm not just saying that. I wish i could write that well. Keep writing, you're doing fantastic! <3
 
writtendesires said...
Sept. 3, 2009 at 5:07 pm
This is a great poem. Kudos. Keep on submitting!!
 
Allya said...
Sept. 2, 2009 at 3:25 pm
Wow, powerful. I love it!
 
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