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

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   I'm holding the knife

like I would hold a pen.

Everytime

that I go to write

I just keep cutting the paper.




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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alilove10 said...
Nov. 3, 2011 at 11:20 pm
I really enjoyed your poem because of how you broke it up and how you start with a simile that turns into the implied metaphor of the second part.  There are two simple parts to this poem, but it makes for a powerful image.  Love it.  I get that sense of frusteration.
 
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