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Daddy's Womb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
i asked my father if i could swim, and he said that i would drown. The Sea would imprison me – he said if my feet had left the ground. So i walked out to the water, and cried out – how ’bout now! He said, a little bit further, Son,... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   2064 comments
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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   1525 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 »)
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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   1167 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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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   830 comments
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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   819 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   813 comments
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Beauty is the Beast This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Her skin, butter-cream by day, turns translucent by night. Her hair, ebony black, shimmers like the night sky But only to deceive those she encounters Her lips, stained crimson from her victims Eyes piercing blue, penetrating those who make... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   631 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   514 comments
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I Take Back My Tears This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I take back my tears the wasted years I spent crying for what never could happen I take back my heart my shattered heart Up off the ground and back in my arms I take back my hope wasted on you and toss it aside for it has no meaning... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   468 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   430 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   404 comments
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No, You Cannot This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It is a new nation, a nation that proudly proclaims: “Yes we can.” But what power holds “yes we can,” when America has told many of our brothers and sisters “no, you cannot”? You cannot follow your heart. You cannot move... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   395 comments
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Chaos Theory This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Carolyn says she believes in angels while mascara spiders creep thickly along the heavy baggage beneath her eyes like the black pitch of the school hallways at night or the charcoal that she dips her fingernails in and I remember cheating on... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   374 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   362 comments
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