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   My faces you know from the milk carton.
I'm the child of promised sweets and aride home.
I am a number for file purposes. 1003.
Lucky three for threeyears more.
A car door slammed on childhood.
"Shut-up and sit down."
Iscream for my family and lost youth.
They scream at me.
To you I'm just aphotograph.
A headline to shock you all.
But if you saw me in thestreet,
you wouldn't recognize me.
You can buy my face for a$1.25,
that's all I'm worth anymore.

Drink your milk, it does a bodygood.
Much good it's doing me.


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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taymmarie said...
May 9, 2016 at 8:32 pm
I love this so much! Will be saving to my favorites!!
 
sadesdd said...
Oct. 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm
Wow. I never thought of writing anything like this. Truly unique. I will be showing this to others!
 
ilovedayna said...
Apr. 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm
this is a pretty good poem, but you need to remember to put spaces in between your words.
 
Sarah0227 replied...
Sept. 30, 2011 at 7:25 pm
Awsome poem, I love it! :D
 
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