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Blatant.

i struggled while writing you a sonnet;

i. i plucked various guitar strings to attain a melody, but rubber bands
were tightening around my wrists and cutting off circulation to the beds
of my fingernails.

ii. my vocal chords chimed in sync with my heartbeat, but my heartbeat
was out of tune and rigid from the various inflictions i encountered within
the last three years of my life.
my throat became swollen.

iii. impatience attached to the roof of my mouth, and the words that
danced upon my taste-buds refused to climb over my lips. i stared at a
blank notecard for what seemed like hours on end.


maybe i was just too stubborn to love you.
or maybe, i wasn't ready to try.




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Foreverandeverwriting said...
Nov. 6, 2011 at 1:11 am:
Wow, this is SO well written. But i need your help, can you please help me? Do you know any good books to read?
 
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xovanillatwilightxo This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 20, 2010 at 12:19 pm:
I absolutely loved this, especially the last two lines.
 
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sweetpea19 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 5, 2010 at 7:55 pm:
wow do i wish words could come to me as easily as they do to you
 
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