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Where I'm From
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  I am from Peg Perego John Deere Gators, from Legos and Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. I am from the lake in the backyard. (Dark blue, inviting sailboats floating on by.) I am from the forts in the woods across the street modeled after... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Onyx (Patchwork) This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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What’s it like being beautiful? I hope I didn’t catch you off guard with that question I drink the mischief in your eyes like it’s the best medicine and I can’t help but bury every inch of my skin in your... (more »)
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Winter Poem This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Soft snow falls fleetingly from sleepy sky. When it finally reaches the ground, it covers everything, allowing nothing to grow. Timid trees are bare, Icicles hanging from frail, broken, branches. (more »)
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Treatment This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Love like an orange Stinging at wounds left open Sweet when it can be (more »)
elegy for the multiverse boy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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there are no stars in his eyes; just pitted gray rocks strewn across dead space. (more »)
Latteville This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In hindsight, I do like coffee In a town I can’t remember In faceless tourists I like the ease of anonymity And in colors I prefer all glass Small waiter, a local trapped as I am Asks, “Where are you going?” He knows I will not stay... (more »)
Brown Locks
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When she does see him walk so near, those eyes then glaze. The mind, abnormal for her to sway, each time protect by entry of none, will lie and gapes to him like church on dawn of Sundays. Her frame, unaware of demand to stay upright, then... (more »)
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The Life of an Infp
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I’m just a body, But if you cut me open you’d see The complex entanglement of veins and thoughts, Colors smeared and mixed around like paint. My heart pulsing and bleeding acidic feelings, That burn and melt everything away,... (more »)
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Healing
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I reflect on the years before I found, That it'd been in your words that I drowned. Ignorance certainly was not bliss, But then again, neither is this.   Enlightenment has made me strong, I realize now that you were wrong.... (more »)
Subsection: Ballads   1 comment
Whimsy and Woe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Fall down the tunnel, and there you’ll find That whom you seek. With two white ears and fluffy tail – the rabbit who can speak. Ask the door for the key, be careful what you read. Inside a bottle you’ll fall and float... (more »)
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Crash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Blink, blink, blink, caution lights flashed as snowflakes built a white sheet, covering the Subaru in the ditch. (more »)
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Seamless Steps This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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As the music begins, she slithers into position, gliding across the dance floor, her seamless steps are impossible to imitate. A twirl of her tail signals the maracas in the orchestra. She soundlessly slides along, her body barely... (more »)
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Lunch This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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On top of the flickering flame, bread blackens, butter sizzles, and cheese oozes out the sides. (more »)
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The Beaver This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The moist tree cried as he gnawed on its only leg. Only one more brick until his years of work summed up. He wanted to grow old on his recliner chair and a box of bark jerky. Croaking as the twiggy tree falls in front of him. Dead and... (more »)
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99¢ dreams This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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you picked him up half-past forever, ice rink blisters and it was a terrible sound, him crying. a terrible aching noise, and you wished his 99 cent dreams burned all the way through cold. he’s too cold. you... (more »)
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burn like stars that never die This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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strung like a monolithic bulb, flicker flicker flicker out, hair braided with bleeding roses, polychromatic lenses, I’m tearing apart fabric finding stars in my shampoo sunrise in my hair, i’m tasting clairvoyance in... (more »)
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