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Sweater of a Soul This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.

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Somehow, the world looks bluer
since you hung my limp sweater of a soul
on those red hooks behind the door.
What right do you have to do nothing?
I can’t describe to you how
I am fed by the trees,
how I drink from the oceans,
how my best friends are dogs.
How this morning,
that ghoul called normality
woke me up and threatened,
“How dare you sing of freedom dreams
when others’ hearts were embroidered on your own,
when you were sewn to be worn
and keep your lovers warm.”

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category. This piece won the March 2008 Teen Ink Poetry Contest.





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BellaEzrebetFang This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 1, 2009 at 12:26 am:
Agreed! I really love this. It's vague but that's what makes it so amazing!
 
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Babybluelove1 said...
Apr. 30, 2009 at 11:27 pm:
omgs i luved it
 
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roflcopter said...
Apr. 30, 2009 at 4:45 pm:
i think dan is cute
 
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Terry S. said...
Apr. 30, 2009 at 3:20 pm:
yea its not bad but i think it brings alot of emotions
 
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natapie n. said...
Apr. 30, 2009 at 1:30 pm:
this is beautiful a piece of art fo-sho♥
 
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Stephanie C. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 14, 2009 at 11:32 pm:
it's not cheesey but conveys so much emotion! I love it!
 
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Sydney M. said...
Apr. 14, 2009 at 9:56 pm:
Say what?
what is the point may I ask
 
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AndThisIsReal This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 14, 2009 at 8:46 pm:
Wonderful.
I really like it.
Nicely done.
 
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maza.love said...
Mar. 7, 2009 at 7:34 pm:
Beautifully written!
 
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