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Talking Trash MAG

By Libby M., Papillion, NE

     Your mouth is dirty,
Full of garbage.
Floss the slander out;
Scrub the gossip off your tongue.
If you’re so nice,
Why does your breath stink of lies?
Who made you this way?
Surely the dentist warned you against false,

sweet remarks.
The cavities that being fake leaves.
Talking trash gets you nowhere.
Dumps don’t even taste that good.

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i love this so much!

noona said...
on Dec. 3 2016 at 8:59 pm
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Favorite Quote:
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i love this it's so amazing i can totally relate to this

on Sep. 26 2014 at 12:36 pm
Nella.Girl97 BRONZE, Ashland, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Keep on dreaming even if it breaks your heart."

Love it! The meaning and concept as well as how it is written! Very good!

on Apr. 24 2014 at 10:28 am
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

That's so cool! Really cool. I love the personality in it; you're so sassy and it just slapped me in the face. I love the metaphors that you included as well. You have a very advanced style of writing which I enjoyed. Nice job!

on May. 11 2010 at 10:07 am
misswindsor BRONZE, Collingdale, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"What Fresh Hell is this?"

omg this poem is so good. So true about what you said. All we talk is garbage.

on Feb. 1 2010 at 5:20 pm
I also love the concept of this poem. It has great meaning to it and should deserve a 5 star rating!

on Nov. 11 2009 at 8:01 pm
muziclver91393 BRONZE, Daphne, Alabama
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I liked the concept of this poem, though I thought towards the end the rhythm started to slip. I didn't like the last line that much. But, I'm new at this site and i'm not that good at critiquing yet so sorry if i wasn't much help.