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Jerk This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I love your voice, your soft brown hair. I love your eyes and love your stare. I love your laugh, your cocky smirk, your stupid jokes. You precious jerk, you know I do. I want my hands all through your hair each treasured strand.... (more »)
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The Body This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Is a body unconscious a person still? No mind is present to govern its deeds. Does a body have dreams, or a fate to fulfill? No way to feel it when it bleeds. Can I be a human, too? Maybe I’m not even real. But I am flesh, through and... (more »)
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The Carousel
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Its not like I can stop, I can’t just leave it all behind, I know I can’t tell anybody, but I can’t get it off my mind, I haunts me like a ghost, hangs over me like a storm, but somehow you can’t see it, beneath this act that I... (more »)
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Daddy I Miss You
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I wake up to an unfamiliar surrounding Your absence has changed everything “You're not here daddy, you're out of sight” “You’re not here daddy and nothing’s right” I long to hear the sound of your voice I'm stuck... (more »)
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The World Is Preserved This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Why don’t the blades of grass Curl away from the flame How dare the sun Not hide its head in shame Why does that tree Stand so tall Why don’t the stars Click off and fall Your being is twisted Your body is burned Life is ending But... (more »)
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Heaven's Gate This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I walked to heaven’s gate today among the skies so blue with angels lurking here and there waiting for someone new I looked around for other souls but the sky was empty so i made my way to heaven’s gate following the angels’ glow... (more »)
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The Dead Girl. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I found the dead girl in a lake while wandering a field I watched the crows circle around but somehow I could feel. I saw her lying near the edge to no fault of her own. And walking nearer helped me see that which I did not know. I... (more »)
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Barber This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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They say after heartbreak, a haircut A clean slate for every mistake But now I’ve no hair left for cutting And even less heart left to break (more »)
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The Loveless Cycle
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There once was a sad child named Mike Greene, He lived in a broken home, His dad was a deadbeat, abusive and obscene, And his mom made him feel all alone. One day little Mike came home from school, To show his Dad what he made, But his... (more »)
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Lonely Fires
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I look up at the starry sky, See the glow of fires. Could it be the agony of Lonely hearts' desires? Because I burn, I know I burn When feeling lost, alone. Could they be children, be people, Who shine, who need a home? Is that... (more »)
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What I Would Do
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I see him up there, Legs dangling from the edge, Trying to look like he has a bad boy edge— But not today. Today there are tears streaming down his beautiful face. They come down like... (more »)
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I Had A Dream
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I dreamed I went to a strange place, An oppressed, dreary land, Where government bows its head To violent outlaw bands. Instead it preys on weak and good With taxes they don't need, And to true crime their eyes they hood, And ignore... (more »)
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Subtle Death
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My inner child was miscarried In the yard of yesterday Even the infant knew That its birth was overdue As it lay there, wailing, in the clay The godmother’s eyes rolled quite freely When she had taken all for lost Her face swallowed by... (more »)
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Is there a purpose ?
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In life there's a purpose, A purpose of what you should be, But in others eyes it was different, A purpose they couldn't see. She wanted to be something, Something known and true, Others looked at her and said "There's... (more »)
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The Dream Isn't Dead This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The dream isn’t dead Though I’ve seen it take flight It spread its great wings And disappeared into night I watched it go, bidding good-bye But I would see it again I know I would try Such fantastic illusion, an amazing sight... (more »)
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I Can Remember... Can You?
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Remember the times we would ride our bikes? Or the time you fell to the ground? Remember the times I was at your house, or when we were on the merry-go-round? Remember the times when we were six, and we were caught playing in the dirt? Remember... (more »)
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