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I once heard of a boy who
picked fights
so someone would throw him
in juvie,
and he could write.

What a fool.

Not because he had incriminated himself,
(people incriminate themselves every day)
but because
every mind is solitary confinement
and every poem,
a fight.

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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