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There's a hole in heaven,
a leak near the gate.
Fire flows in,
churned by hate.

It's fueled by deceit,
depression, despair.
The loneliness of
a millionaire.

Used car salesmen
with faulty tattooed smiles.
Guilty convicts,
awaiting their trials.

I love you's on the lips
of deceiving young men.
A cold man's rating
on a scale of 1 to 10.

Mood ring skin
turning 13 shades of red.
Lungs too black and shriveled
to blow away the dread.

Spread a yellow tarp
over every awful thing.
The sanitary gauze
to fix the broken wing.

Glistening hope in the
midst of green eyes.
In your warm but trembling hands,
the solution lines.

There's a hole in heaven
where a light flows out.
A leak near the gate,
an end to our doubt.

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RarelyJadedThis 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...
Feb. 1, 2013 at 5:12 pm
Can you tell me what this is about? I think I know, but I loved this and wanna make sure;). Amazing job, btw!
 
Monisher123 said...
May 5, 2011 at 2:13 pm
this poem was very breathing taking how you used the words with expression and comparsion i love this poem and i will never forget that i read this.
 
HighSchoolDreamer44 said...
Jan. 28, 2011 at 8:26 am
I really like this poem. It has a good use of words. :)
 
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