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

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   My shoes tap loudly on the cold linoleum,

fluorescent lights blind my eyes.

Automatic doors open to a world of pets.

And then ...

there you are, like a black blanket,

curled up in the corner of your cold steel cage.

Your beautiful green eyes open and shine like marbles.

My hand makes a feeble attempt to pet you through the bars,

your fur feels so soft against my skin.

I have to have you.

I beg and plead.

Now you are mine ...

and i am yours.




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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Imaginedangerous This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 18, 2010 at 11:07 am
Is Phoebe a dog or a cat? Or neither?
 
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