Lock & Key

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"You're a tough girl."
He thinks that he knows.
"You'd never cry,
and pain, you won't show."

But what I have done
is what he can't see;
what I've been through
and what I can't be.

I've locked all the doors,
so no one's let in.
Can't live through it all;
just not again.

I've done this before,
but it doesn't come free.
So he'll have to earn
the new lock and key.





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k.s.h This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 12, 2011 at 8:11 pm
You are now my favorite writer.  Ever.
 
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