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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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Savina D. said...
Sept. 7, 2009 at 12:42 pm:
My favorite poem, it is so different. Great job
 
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Katherine H. said...
Sept. 4, 2009 at 5:47 pm:
LOVED IT!!!!
made me smile. :D
 
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writer24/7/365 said...
Sept. 1, 2009 at 1:12 am:
this poem is great. it's really original and has a special rythm.
 
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Shuck'a corn said...
Aug. 27, 2009 at 1:55 am:
this was a wicked good poem. im not much of a poet but this was incredible. very interesting and creative format. props to u.
 
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ghillygirl17 said...
Aug. 26, 2009 at 9:15 pm:
i really liked how you could say different things but all relating to the same thing, bad conversation with no soul in it
 
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~*The-Broken-Hearted-Girl*~ said...
Aug. 26, 2009 at 8:20 pm:
wowww this was really good. haha. it made me laugh but it was really AWESOME! :)
 
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jackjackattack said...
Aug. 25, 2009 at 11:51 pm:
ohmygoshthiswaslikesosogood. Ha Ha just kidding, but really, you got some talent goin. Great idea and you really made it work on the page.
 
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Sara B. said...
Aug. 24, 2009 at 1:56 pm:
Haaaa, this was awesome! xD I enjoyed it alotttt. And yes, i heard you, loud and clear (:
 
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MorningStar15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 19, 2009 at 1:29 am:
interesting
 
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~*!HA!*~ said...
Aug. 18, 2009 at 12:00 am:
Wow that was an amazing poem. Unique in a good way. Keep writing!
 
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anonymousfish said...
Aug. 14, 2009 at 12:59 am:
(this is totally a compliment) you remind me of shel silverstien, he's totally like my favorite poet....
 
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Ryelle Sanar said...
Aug. 12, 2009 at 11:02 pm:
I think that this poem expresses plenty of emotion in a fresh angle that is raw to the eyes, but not in an entirely bad way at all. A person can hear the poet's words in a mimicry of the subjects', and the two blend together quite well. Overall, very unique, and I loved it. Keep 'em coming!
 
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Electricity This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 11, 2009 at 10:41 am:
wow, this poem was amazing. totally unique and it's own. love it, keep writing!
 
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Eilina S. said...
Aug. 8, 2009 at 3:36 pm:
It sure was interesting...
 
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Chanel G. said...
Aug. 7, 2009 at 9:30 pm:
Good job. Nice message in the writing.
 
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Lindsey M. said...
Jul. 29, 2009 at 6:04 pm:
truely wonderfull keep up the good work! you expressed yourself very well :)
 
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<3::wish4wings::<3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 27, 2009 at 3:14 pm:
its really unique and funni!
i liked it alot:D:D ur very talented.
and while reading it..it was as if i could hear exactly what u were talking about:) lol good job
 
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Lostinbooks This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 24, 2009 at 7:12 pm:
This is wonderful. I love how each section SHOWS the way it's describing the talking. And at the end, all is confusion, until the last word. The simplicity of the last word's plain font is kind of cool. The way you wrote the poem makes it so much more powerful... Excellent!
 
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Brittany=) said...
Jul. 23, 2009 at 10:09 pm:
This poem was defiantly something unique, I've never seen a poem written that way before, it's super creative. Great job, keep up the good work ! :)
 
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lovehate29This 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...
Jul. 23, 2009 at 9:52 pm:
WooooooooooooooooooooooooooW!!! This is my favorite piece of all time. I absolutely loved it! It is amusing and it is so creative. Great job!!
 
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