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Step with thunderous broken pride,
On this day your wisdom died.
Lips pulled tight, stretch and break,
Stitch the corners to hide your ache
Smash teeth up and grind them down
Let lies and smoking hatred drown.
Feel the ache as they fall apart,
Choke on pieces or else depart,
It gnaws your heart and bones to dust,
Curdles intestines, and turns blood to rust.

But sit with me, and talk a while,
I will try to mend your smile,
And if I cannot cure frustration,
Let me bare your desperation.



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MissEmilyDickinsonThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
today at 11:24 am:
This is so beautiful, raw and rather sad too. It's perfect and talentedly written. Nevr stop writing, please! You have such a talent and greatness in you. :) I hope to read more of your work soon, if you're still a member. :) Thank you so much, for sharing this. :) Thank you. 
 
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WistfulThinking said...
Feb. 17, 2013 at 6:52 pm:
This is truly amazing. I loved it! You should keep up this amazing work. You have a special talent:)
 
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NotWriting_Bazinga This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 15, 2012 at 11:12 am:
Wow. i dont know what else to say. Just... wow.
 
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hails1997 said...
Aug. 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm:
This is so good!  I hope to see more of you work!
 
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Kiyoko This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 4, 2011 at 11:39 pm:
this is a really good poem. my work is much less structured than this, but I think that this flows just as cleanly with the rhyming. I like it. My only question, did you mean to use the word ache twice, so close together? It is a very descriptive word, but word choice is very important. One last thing, I like the contrast of the first, longer, stanza to the second one. the first is more conflicted, and intense, where the second one has a pleasant shift to the resolution. Nice Work!
 
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l_emmalyn07 said...
Dec. 2, 2010 at 9:05 am:
This is amazing! Really love your work.
 
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AliMallie said...
Nov. 30, 2010 at 11:16 pm:
Chills. I am in awe. I would be honored if you would ever read my work and critique it.
 
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sunrise_faerie said...
Aug. 12, 2010 at 5:46 pm:
wow. just... wow. great work. keep it up, i beg you, please keep it up.
 
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. said...
May 16, 2010 at 9:25 am:
Wow, this was amazing. You're really good at writing poems.
 
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Eilatan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 16, 2010 at 9:22 am:

dude. (i mean that as a generic term, as you could be a boy or a girl)

that is some first-rate writing.

 
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BoosflashThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 10, 2010 at 5:30 pm:
man youre really good. I love how everyone breaks their backs trying to rhyme and it naturally comes to you like youre the mountain man and you live here.   5 stars.
 
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delilahsky This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 13, 2010 at 6:16 am:
I love this one, too. Seriously, you are very talented.
 
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tearingheart said...
Feb. 19, 2010 at 5:52 pm:
Both of your pieces are amazing. keep writing
 
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Elisabawth said...
Feb. 3, 2010 at 8:30 pm:
Again, your poems are amazing. Definately asthetic moment inducing. Post it!
 
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ClaraS! This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 1:45 pm:
i've read both of your poems and they're both friggin amazing! really talented, keep going.
 
bamboom212 replied...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 3:04 pm :
ive read em both 2. u really hav awesome talent. i luv this. plz keep writing! :P
 
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Actresspoet123 said...
Oct. 17, 2009 at 2:19 pm:
Wow, this is an amazing poem! Great discriptions, the meaning of this poem is easy to understand, keep writing!
 
Jimmy_flash replied...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 8:07 am :
really great poem u have amazing talent
 
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