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Top Voted Ballads

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#1
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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#2
In the Jungle of South Neverland
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     This is the place Captain Hook never set foot on the land, where only pixies and fairies sit here hand in hand.     This is the place where there is no one in command, where for every unfair choice, creatures take a stand.  ... (more »)
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The White Feather
Once upon a time there was a white bird new A hunter’s bow was tightened and an arrow flew The outspread wings convulsed and never soared anew One hundred feather pens were made and one was sent To a heartbroken princess, weakened and... (more »)
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#4
A Walk Into Hell
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Cursed to torment far beyond For the things I have done, This burning in my blood Makes me want to run. The fire in my bones – A ballad I shall sing… You and I, we used to stand Back to back, side by side. We fought the demon... (more »)
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A Cobbler Sells His Wares
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“Come now, my Ladies, My beautiful Bairns – You too, good Sirs, Come and dance with my wares! They can take you far, They will take you wide; Past the edge of the world, They can match your every stride. Beautiful Ladies,... (more »)
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My love does not lie in mundane things
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My love does not lie in mundane things: it does not lay with silver and gold or with the power possessed by kings nor in a romance with a clasping iron hold. My respect is not given freely – it is seldom earned but when it is given it... (more »)
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Porcelain Stars This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The moon falls for the sun And begets beautiful stars With absent skies of trust And celestial scars Skin scorched to porcelain Let’s see what the dark beholds As patience dies to wear thin And your embrace awaits cold Part the... (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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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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#10
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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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 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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Soft Blue Eyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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His soft blue eyes seem almost out of place In contrast to his rough composure He takes a puff from far away But never will he come any closer He walks as if he’s on top of the world His body shifts from left to right On the outside he... (more »)
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Hate This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The hate that ran from his lips Nearly knocked me unconscious. His words ripped through my heart Everyone saw it. Twenty-seven sets of eyes burned me, Confused stares closing in, The room began to shrink. What was happening? I shakily... (more »)
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Economic Breakup This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I didn’t notice, I didn’t see That our stocks were slowly falling. We should have thought of liability And the pain that we were causing. I didn’t notice, I didn’t see. They say that time is money And I guess I didn’t have the... (more »)
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#16
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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