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

The big black hole
is sucking you in.
With their
mini-skirts
make-up
and thongs.
They're the ones taunting,
They're the ones teasing,
each time that
you do something wrong.
You tried so hard
to be flawless.
But nobody
is quite like them.
Somehow they find time
to fix their hair,
to chop off
the strings hanging from hems.
When they seem
to have no time at all.
You want to be like them.
But, why?
Just to be something you're not?
So put on that shirt
you've been dying to wear
since the first day of school,
That you've tucked away in your closet
because it didn't look cool.
You feel something
but you don't know what.
It's happiness
independence
free.

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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PeterJoseph This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 20, 2011 at 11:36 am:
This is really good.  The flow of ideas is smooth does not seem forced.  I like the message and you should definitely keep writing.
 
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Tears2Roses said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 10:16 pm:

You gatta rock to your oun song and that's what your doing! go you!!

 

 
liblib33 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 6, 2010 at 6:35 pm :
Thank you!
 
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Libby M. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 9, 2009 at 5:25 pm:
I would really love everyone to read this and get the full message. It's really important.
 
doodlemonkey replied...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 6:36 pm :
i relate completely... and i'm proud to say that i don't care anymore what they think... i am my own personalized self and i'm damn proud of it no one can tell me who to be... i'm different
 
liblib33 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 6, 2010 at 6:34 pm :
Thank you so much I'm glad that something good came out of my writing this piece.
 
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