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Jerk This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I love your voice, your soft brown hair. I love your eyes and love your stare. I love your laugh, your cocky smirk, your stupid jokes. You precious jerk, you know I do. I want my hands all through your hair each treasured strand.... (more »)
Subsection: Ballads   1485 comments
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All I Need Is a Friend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Books fill up my room. Not baseball cards, or pictures of girls, or basketballs. Maybe a blown up picture of … … Pam Anderson might help. Black-framed glasses and a white, pale, lanky body. I should start working out. At least... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   1442 comments
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Never Understimate a Girl
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You're sittin' over there talkin' like you're better than me like you've got a right, more skill in everything like it's destined in some prophecy But let me tell you something something one day you'll... (more »)
Subsection: Song Lyrics   1135 comments
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Need Love?
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See it but never feel it. Get close, only to push it away. “Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone” Epitome of my life. What is wrong with me? What makes me so un-lovable? Can someone remove this defective... (more »)
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The Meaning of Love? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
The beating of my broken heart, now chained and locked away, I hear much louder, through the night, than words we never say. As hollow kisses turn to dust and fall against my skin, I pray that I might find the strength to fall in love again.... (more »)
Subsection: Limericks   803 comments
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Memories This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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And I remember she wouldn’t wake up. Her lips were mushed together in a Horrible shade of red They buried my mother in a white dress And red lips. And she couldn’t see. Where are your glasses, Mommy? And still at sixteen I bring them to... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   785 comments
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You & Me
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I saw you today, But you're not as I remember. Your eyes no longer sparkle, You've changed since last September. You were so full of life, Yet now you are so cold. Your personality has tarnished, When you once had a heart of... (more »)
Subsection: Sonnets   745 comments
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Pledge This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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From this point forward I will not stand to be unhappy any longer. I will not stand to be broken down, broken apart, broken-hearted. From this point forward my success does not depend on my waistline and my strength does not depend... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   508 comments
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You're Mine
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Verse 1: When you’ve lost your way, And you don’t know which path to take; Just reach for my hand, and I’ll show you the way When the storm of life brings you farther than you want to go Reach for my hand, and I’ll never let go.... (more »)
Subsection: Song Lyrics   405 comments
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When I am Dead This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I am dead, my dearest, don’t stick my bones together with Scotch tape. Do not try to fit them underneath a frame. Use them, one by one, as a weapon, a gavel. My bones, they can be good back scratchers, honey mixers, and hands of... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   395 comments
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Child Soldiers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Their eyes tell silent stories. Stories that would shock even the darkest of hearts. These eyes have seen worse than some could even dream of. They’ve seen killing and death, and pain and suffering to extents that can be hard to imagine.... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   343 comments
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Your Heart Was My Home Until You Handed Me an... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I removed the layers of blankets from my aching bones to excavate the secrets that were held together by saliva in papier-mâché envelopes, only to chew on disappointments and lie on shards of fragile stained glass that tampered with my flaws,... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   322 comments
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   298 comments
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Sunday Morning This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Sunday mornings with You, my dear, are a thousand Cups of good coffee. (more »)
Subsection: Haikus   293 comments
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Just Like You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Feet dangle inches above Tantalizingly taunting … They strive to graze the bicycle’s pedals, Just as my hands strive to emerge From the lemon yellow dress You handed down to me. My slow growth is too far behind Your quick judgment,... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   291 comments
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Knowing Nothing of This ’Til Then This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I was younger then, but only by months. Curiosity settled unbearably throughout my limbs And I waited Patiently for you to carry yourself down wooden stairs Rightleftright – my ear against olive-colored carpet To make sure that coast was... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   284 comments
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