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

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   Ugly Duckling

It's like water sliding off
my mallard feathers
glisten brown waters
green moss floating lazily on you
like mint on a Hershey bar
you cannot make me swim away
dripping duckling crying throatily for
hope
world you cannot get me down
{I'm only wet within.}

by C. S., Framingham, MA


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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