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    Confused, annoyed, and absolutely

dumbfounded by each other ...

They wander about.

Rather than accept each other as equals,

each struggles to dominate the other.

Never surrendering, always compromising

only for the pleasure of betrayal,

like a cat on the prowl.

As a sea of waves, colliding and clashing

during the storm, and just after,

calmly flowing, chasing each other to

the shore.

They finally settle for one another.

It's a child's game, an adolescent's battle,

an adult's war: love




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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