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Living in the shorter’s shadow
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Open doors, shut Windows, cracked Curtains , draped   The standards are set And exceeding is my goal I peek into the world before me And i see light that was hidden The golden rays of pride and glory That were... (more »)
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ode to my phone
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  You lay cold and lonely, Desperate for the warmth of my hands. You die slowly or rapidly depending on our daily activities, You wait impatiently for me to give you more life. You give me warning after warning that you're on... (more »)
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The Penance of Never Letting Go This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We used to lie on our backs, head to head, shoulder to shoulder, soul to soul, staring up at the stars. Our little sixth grade minds, so young, so pure. We’d laugh ’til our stomachs hurt, jump with exuberance, grasp each other... (more »)
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Goodbyes Like Butterflies
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        Once there was a boy who heard his mom say "I love you." and his dad said back, "I love you too." as they walked out the door and there was a little boy who thought this was sweet.         Once there was a boy... (more »)
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Growing Up
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She barged into my home She stole my toys and living space My once peaceful life was full of turmoil She stole not only my things But she stole my happiness Who knew? Who knew that an adopted child who had been Stolen from home... (more »)
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Darkness
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Meadows with sunflowers, golden leaves, and trunks of history represent glory. Purple lollipops, green skittles, and pink starburst represent children. Brown tables, beige curtains, and blue light bulbs represent vision. All things that the... (more »)
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Autumn Leaves
By , Ojai, CA
It was when we were dancing on your bedroom floor- Spinning on our toes and falling to each others' arms Hair tangling eyes mistaking yours For autumn leaves that I realized I was in love with you. I promptly raked the leaves back... (more »)
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Winter's Woes This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The first leaves of winter fell orange, crisp, twirling, whirling, with the white of snow in sight, the whispers of cold, calamitous winds that blow the trees’ fragile fragments away, sneaking up, slithering to bite the freeze... (more »)
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My Best F"wren"d
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  My beautiful dove, Graceful  as a leaf f                             a                        ... (more »)
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Lee"word"
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Lost in a sea of lines paper Peaceful thoughts bring soft gliding But, In storms of anger, I cleat my lines In hope of gaining control. Gunneling up to my feelings, Throwing this choppy soul To written winds carrying me In... (more »)
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The Hidden Refuge This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Clifton Park, NY
Books are my sweet escape, they are my friends with so many stories to tell, hidden between their pages is a hidden refuge, Oh the beauty of these bound beings, I can hear many of these old dears weep, in the dusty corners feeling... (more »)
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Who knows?
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Sometimes you just have to write things down to get them out of your head so they stop taking over every waking second of your life. My heart hurts! Every time I see him or think about him (which is all the time) my heart gets increasingly... (more »)
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Ripped Away
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Dreaming of one day All of the dreams joy Just being ripped away On the award stand I'll sway Holding the trophy like a toy Dreaming of one day The trophy will decay Like the love for a boy Just being ripped away All the Laughter of the day... (more »)
Is It Bad?
By , Newtown Square, DE
Is It Bad? Is it bad that I wish for An easier way to start over Instead of examining Every last detail So “tomorrow” I would win? Is it bad when the nights toss And the thoughts in my head churn Like white waves, irate and... (more »)
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Pirates
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All alone I fend them off, I block their parry, I buckled their swash. But they came to overpower thee, One hundred men, to just one me, All a hundred, together they banded, To tie me up, and leave me stranded, On a desert island, I sit... (more »)
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Love and Lockets
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Why can't love be as simple, as a picture in a locket, it's like you've got part of the person hidden in your pocket Why can't you be given a locket, that will show you your fate, so you don't have to try and try to... (more »)
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