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Inevermetsomeone
Whocouldtalksofast
Andsaynexttonothing
Insuchanurgentmanner.

I NEVER MET SOMEONE
WHO COULD TALK SO LOUD
AND YET SPEAK SO SOFTLY
I COULD BARELY HEAR.

I … like … never … um … met … ­someone …
who … could … uh … think … so … much …
and … like … say … hmm … so … little …
that … I … er … saw … no … point … to … it …

!!!I!!!never!!!met!!!someone!!!
?who?could?use?tons?of?punctuation?
!?and!?express!?no!?emotion!?
… it … sounded … like … m-o-n-o-t-o-n-e …

I never met someone
who could fake it so well
and fail so miserably
that I stopped believing.

DidYOUum!!!hear

that?

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Joyful_angel said...
Mar. 21, 2010 at 10:31 pm
i really it
 
iliketac0s said...
Mar. 21, 2010 at 4:42 pm
love it! :)
 
SaveThEmpty said...
Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:01 pm
creative..i really like it!
 
sedaracapree said...
Feb. 5, 2010 at 2:59 pm
this poem is truly amazing! ive read it about a million times already. it never gets old. keep writing and dont ever stop! best of luck. ohh. and check out and comment on my 1 poem. :p thankss
 
2Kool4U said...
Jan. 23, 2010 at 9:49 pm
this was great
 
JRudnicki said...
Jan. 17, 2010 at 3:46 pm
Wow. At first this was a bit confusing, but then I got it. I genuinely got it.
AND IT'S SO GOOD!
Like, really, really, good.
Keep it up.
 
LondonWood said...
Jan. 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm
this is so creative!
i love it
 
booklover said...
Jan. 9, 2010 at 7:59 pm
made mee laugh liked it alot.!
 
sarahbug16 said...
Dec. 16, 2009 at 10:13 am
this actually made me laugh, idk why, but it's really good and has a good point to it. i like it, nice job.
 
Powd3er said...
Dec. 7, 2009 at 2:53 pm
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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mellow_melon This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 1, 2009 at 3:03 pm
ive never seen anything like this!!! very unique and very good
 
choirchic said...
Nov. 9, 2009 at 11:03 pm
this is different i like it
 
NessieMarie said...
Nov. 9, 2009 at 8:29 pm
cutee(:(:(:(:
 
CaseyLeigh This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 9, 2009 at 5:57 pm
I love the originality of this piece--well executed. :]
 
MRS.ROCHE said...
Nov. 9, 2009 at 11:25 am
this was so cute... like umm do you understand that
 
BlackMoonWhiteSky This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 14, 2009 at 1:20 pm
The was...awesome.
 
Jaquie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 7:19 am
This is incredible! I love it! Your style is so unique. Congratulations on being published!
 
Lillian said...
Sept. 16, 2009 at 1:15 pm
Yes, lovely style! WRITE like...ummm! MORE!!!
 
firstsnowfalls This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm
This is awesome! I love it. It is very unique, and has a power and voice of it's own. I love that it is somehow easy to relate to, and that you can derive different meanings depending on who you are. I love how the simplicity somehow expresses abundant emotion, and almost tells a story.
 
Josiah B. said...
Sept. 13, 2009 at 4:58 pm
This is ssooo clever and i love it. No wonder it got published. I fear that I may be the monotone person...
 
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