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

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   Unsaid temptation

sitting in a child's hand

seeping out



of the boundaries

testing all limits

dripping over the edge



a wail is released

as the prize tumbles

connecting with the cruel pavement



anger boils

inside the child

soon replaced with sorrow



the object of desire

quickly liquifies

into a puddle



mystified boys

gather

closely together



to drench

dirt covered fingers

into the ooze



the boy backs sadly off

to let the rest enjoy

what was once his




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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