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Take everything I have ever made and run it through me. Let me soak up
every bitter emotion. Let's pray I make it to the hospital, so as doctors and
nurses “tsk” and task I can discover that I don't want to be
stitched back up, I don't want to be saved. No.
I want to be made into
an example.
“Look” they will say,
“Come see.”
“Look.”
“Come see.”

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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traveler said...
Apr. 28, 2009 at 12:37 pm
I think I like this one more and more. Very clever use of language.
 
poet24 said...
Apr. 28, 2009 at 12:29 pm
i admire your poems greatly
 
johnmason said...
Apr. 27, 2009 at 2:51 am
really cool.
 
This Guy said...
Apr. 25, 2009 at 10:12 pm
Very clever. Again, I'm impressed.
 
tiffanyp said...
Apr. 25, 2009 at 10:05 pm
really good poem. i can hear you screm
 
Will said...
Apr. 24, 2009 at 11:12 pm
Yes, this speaks to me
 
Random415 said...
Apr. 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm
we all experience times when we feel like giving up. you present that situation well.
 
quixote said...
Apr. 23, 2009 at 2:37 pm
this is a wonderful poem. can we see more?
 
anonymous123 said...
Apr. 23, 2009 at 10:57 am
you are an example! great job
 
moonstone said...
Apr. 22, 2009 at 11:20 am
that is exactly how i feel....take a look.
 
porter said...
Apr. 21, 2009 at 11:38 am
Amazing...
 
Donny said...
Apr. 21, 2009 at 11:32 am
I like the way you repeat important phrases in your poems. Come see, come see...Great
 
spicy lady said...
Apr. 21, 2009 at 11:23 am
I love this poem. I wish it were a bit longer. Perhaps in time you could add to the poem so we get to know more about your architect.
 
marilyn222 said...
Apr. 21, 2009 at 11:12 am
Still think this is the best yet.
 
ronjon said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 12:12 am
Way to go Matt. A great piece.
 
andyr said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 12:03 am
Nice job man.
 
desilu said...
Apr. 19, 2009 at 2:35 pm
i love this. the way you repeat the line “come see” is awesome.
 
marilyn222 said...
Apr. 17, 2009 at 10:30 pm
For me the best yet. Hope to see more by you.
 
Victorious said...
Apr. 17, 2009 at 3:47 pm
...i got chills reading this. you have achieved rhythm, and that's a very cool thing.
 
UJ said...
Apr. 17, 2009 at 3:29 pm
Matt,
Can certainly write poetry. Found his writing very intelligent and thought provoking. A little on the dark side, but that's part of life; the world isn't "peaches and cream", especially with the world situation today. Keep on writing Matt.
 
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