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Iridescence in the dark
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Dark is all in his sight, But iridescence his light! I reflect, why am I blinded, From watching the color of his art? And now I discern why, For his spectrum would fly, Straight from his heart! I yearn to live The life of his eyes, And know the... (more »)
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My way to the Horizon
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I am thinking about something, I don’t know what! And I keep wondering From where came this thought! I try connecting myself to my vision And am still curious to know my destination. I open the door of my phantom cosmos; In the far... (more »)
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To my Best Friend
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Sometimes I feel, I’ve fallen all sole Sifting through the world to find my twin soul. I thought it’s easy to make it all alone, But found, it’s harder to walk on my own. I searched through the woods and sea to find... (more »)
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Julia Jenkins
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I am the daughter of a dairy farmer I wonder what Los Angeles looks like I hear the mooing of cows I see the wind turbines as I enter sunny California I am the daughter of a dairy farmer I pretend to have my name on the walk of fame I feel... (more »)
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it's ten at night
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it’s ten at night you’re listening to sad songs on repeat because they are the aloe that you need right now for the heat in your chest and that fire burns bright silver and sky high and it’s become everything you are people are only... (more »)
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red tears
By , Hillsborough, NJ
Fathers face turns red in anger His words feel like knifes I want to run and cry after It really gets on my nerves   His hands turn red as he clenches them My eyes water as I look away One day I will take my vengance He makes me... (more »)
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Falling
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I fall for you like rain falls from the sky, without a choice or a single dought in my mind. I fall for you like leaves falling off trees, but I know when I fall you'll be there to catch me before I hit the ground. Because when I fall for you,... (more »)
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It's Not Real This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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It’s not real until you’ve heard it scratched on paper Then it’s engraved in stone It’s not real when it’s traced in sand For the waves of life will wash it away But it’s real only when it’s deeply imprinted on your heart... (more »)
Racing to the Bus This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
We were racing to the bus trying to figure out who could run faster while we were full of laughter. Then as we started getting older, we started running to the ending of an early chapter full of rage and regret and as I stand here now, I... (more »)
Raining (March) This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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It sounds like a waterfall outside, like someone dumping a bucket of water on our heads, our angled houses with their baby blue shutters. A couple of shingles fall, like bright Lego pieces, and we huddle closer to the fire with the chunky... (more »)
How to Survive A Fairy Tale (Homage to Neil... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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  You awaken to a black void. As your eyes adjust to the velvety darkness, You discover a golden door to a world of possibility. Open it. As you step boldly over the threshold, You see a yellow road paved with chipped... (more »)
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The Crab This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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What a cute crustaceous critter Glossy pigment, richest hues. Nature’s best kiln-fired glaze ware, Burned with reds and tans and blues. You go clicking ’cross the shallows Snapping plankton from the silt. Such power in... (more »)
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Lost to the Clouds This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I’ve been bargaining with the sun ever since I can remember. I’d sit by large windows as a child whispering deals to the clouds – who had swallowed the sunlight in their passing – to let yellow flood the world... (more »)
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One Sentence This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The sun tickled the back of my neck, fingers tugging at the wispy hairs fallen out of my carefully constructed ballerina bun, strand by strand, piece by piece. (more »)
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I Carry You in My Heart This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We go through the years like flower petals pulling at each by each The distance leaves us feeling unsettled With a trail sprinkled purplish-peach We go through the months like cinema popcorn Eating away at the flavor The kernels... (more »)
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Walking the Plank This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Wheresoever I travel, behind me I leave a trail of literary castaways, each line an outcast, a mutineer caught in the act of rebellion breaking the cage of white clashing teeth, dancing with a darting tongue, a fencing match... (more »)
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