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Me Through a Lens This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

Me through a lens
The easiest way to see
A skewed vision
Is better than me
Smile for the camera
Capture me on tape
You see what you want
Distorted figures and shapes
Develop the negative
Erase all the flaws
Hang up on a wire
The me you never saw

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.





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whiterose said...
May 18, 2012 at 10:54 pm:
 This is an amazing poem...short, simple, and sweet.  Love it!!!
 
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Pillow said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 1:19 am:
I love this!
 
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WerewolfWriting said...
Jan. 26, 2011 at 3:28 pm:
strong. I felt inspired as I read it. Excellent. :)
 
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aliza123This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 3, 2010 at 10:44 pm:

Amazing poem... simple words...big message.  What I love about it is that it can be interpreted in so many different ways.  This relates to some aspects of my life so well... keep writing!  :D

 

 
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S M Wells said...
Oct. 13, 2010 at 7:15 pm:
I feal exactly the same way. I hate to look at photos of myself, they make me look bautiful when I know I am not.
 
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KaliKilledKarma said...
May 6, 2010 at 8:12 am:
Very moving, with such few words. Love it!
 
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bkcrider92 said...
May 5, 2010 at 10:28 am:
That was really great! =)
 
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FlyleafFreak said...
May 3, 2010 at 2:22 pm:

Wow, this is truly amazing. I've never ever seen somebody put so much meaning into so few words. Love the rhymes you have in there and the way the tone is soft and clipped, but maybe with a touch of sarcasm and cynic. Atleast thats how I saw it. Amazing job, reaaly awesome for you to get published!

 

 
marinashutup This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 3, 2010 at 7:40 pm :
Thanks so much! You don't know how much your guys' feedback means to me :)
 
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BlueInk94 said...
May 3, 2010 at 11:33 am:
wow....the metaphorical sense in the poem is evidently related to self-esteem although it could represent so much more...I LOVE THIS!
 
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maybesomeday101 said...
May 2, 2010 at 3:20 pm:
this poem is amazing, i know exactly how you feel...sometimes people look only long enough to see what they want to and leave before they have to dig deeper....i have never read anything like that in which so few words can speak so much. AWESOM
 
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ctrisha3 said...
May 1, 2010 at 9:49 pm:
Amazing poem. Loved every bit of it. Don't stop writing!
 
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Rulesofmyown said...
May 1, 2010 at 12:45 pm:
very lovely...
 
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sparkofheart said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 9:22 pm:
wow the simplicity really contrasts the meaning behind it. pretty! haha keep it up!
 
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luv2swim said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 6:37 pm:
Wow! That was so simple yet it said so much. Keep writing.
 
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JustAlice? said...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 9:33 am:
perfect. no more no less.
 
EleanorRigby This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 5, 2010 at 4:48 pm :
This is beautiful. The flow's a little off, but the idea of presenting a ribboned version of yourself to the world is a good one. great job!
 
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