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Lock in my throat,
Gag, spit and choke,
My cheeks bruise and bloat
As the man makes a note,
Probably a misquote
Or my thought he re-wrote
maybe a scribble, a quibble, a gloat.

Threadbare stare,
Spine to chair,
Two hours here
For one minute there.
But I wasn’t there
I wouldn’t dare
Remember or care
To remember despair.






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TargonTheDragon said...
Oct. 16, 2014 at 10:22 pm
oh my dear Lord i love this so.... the rhyming is stellar, and i really appreciate your vocabulary as well.
 
GreyGirl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 16, 2014 at 11:27 pm
Thanks! So glad you like it!
 
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