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Letter to Helena - You are breaking my heart.
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Helena, I've been seeing you a lot, lately, And your lips, seemed more chapped. Whenever I see your face, Those memories of us, They keep playing on repeat, In my messed up head. Remember that time, when you painted me with brighter... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
What I believe Is Love
By , Avon Lake, OH
Love Love is in the air It's impossible to not be aware, Love isn't just mental It is also physical, Love is such a great feeling It is better than anything, You and the person you love are always there for eachother Even when... (more »)
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Letter to Helena - I am falling apart.
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Helena, my heart betrayed my mind. I keep falling, calling, drowning. Helena, I'm sorry, For playing my part, badly as I knew. I wish that I was, as strong as you needed your lover to be. Helena, moment was the way to live for me,... (more »)
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Winds Over the Steppes
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The grass whispers with the wind,  A heavenly sight on land. The scenery is stunning, vivid But pales in comparison to a child's dreams.   A short spurt of imagination  Lifts me above the intermittent flashes of... (more »)
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United Divide This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Pain, we feel it every day Anger, we feel it every day Betrayal, we feel it every day Hatred, we feel it every day In a world overshadowed by fear It’s hard to see any light So we shed tear after tear Because we know we’re... (more »)
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Still Beautiful:
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Jagged lines stroke across the tip of my eyelid Like a fine brush, filling in the age and experience With the delicacy of a pen lid, With the weathered song of the rain. Wintry, thinning silver hair flies in a magnificent crown Like a... (more »)
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Society’s Box of Puppets This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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i am ready to be fixed glue my bones and patch my skin with double sided tape prop me up with sticks for I am too weak to stand stretch my limbs until I stand tall because I simply can’t do it on my own anymore. (more »)
Winter's Slate This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Winter comes coldly and crudely as coarse as it is. Critters scurry for cover from foreboding frost in burrows beneath broken roots. Vibrant colors are bleached a blank, blinding white; White which winter wished for. Furry tufts fall... (more »)
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Where's the Love
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A simple hello could light up my day Because merely your smile is as bright as the suns rays But you only say Goodbye and there started the rain as my hopes and dreams were thrown down the drain A flicker of hope lights when you look at... (more »)
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Vessels This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Blue veins thread my skin. They branch off like lightning bolts Circulating blood. (more »)
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A Bullet for a Book This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The United States of America; Land of the free and the home of the brave. The land where free black men are digging their graves. You can’t sell cigarettes outside of a store. You can’t ask for help and follow all orders.... (more »)
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False Hope This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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She blew me a kiss Little did I know it was just A silly emoji. (more »)
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Family Portait This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We wore our nicest clothes, prim collars underneath wool and cashmere sweaters. He told us to wear green and black, so we would look united despite his wife’s red blood caked underneath his fingernails. My smile showed only... (more »)
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Oxford
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The snow was falling lightly on the pavement, the breeze of winter just settling, A lamp stood in the middle of a small alleyway, covered in powdered flurry You could still see the black pebbles that made up the passage. From the days of... (more »)
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Nature's Music This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The small boy sits down on a rock in a roaring river. Not afraid of the strong current, he listens. He hears his parents calling for him, but he keep listening. The small boy hears the trees sway in harmony, owls call for one... (more »)
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Swing This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We swing, One swing, The ache of sentimentality. It’s all fragile, Gently swing. I fell in love, Swing. I just want him back. Together we pushed. I fell back down, Then up again. This time, He turned back to me.... (more »)
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