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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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Courteney H. said...
Jul. 23, 2009 at 6:13 am
That is the most amazing style of writing I've ever seen. It's undescribable!
 
Angel4u said...
Jul. 21, 2009 at 9:07 pm
*That was awesome. I have never read a poem like that before . keep on rockin' the free world. :)
 
jordann_lil_guh said...
Jul. 21, 2009 at 4:23 pm
GREAT GREAT GREAT
 
Writerzhand said...
Jul. 21, 2009 at 12:25 am
This, is absolutely amazing, a paradox.
You're great keep it up!!!
 
MariaMarie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 17, 2009 at 11:12 pm
My writing carries my emotions. My voice carries calm that is fake. My words are only what need to be heard. I'm not a big fan of letting emotions go through my voice or face. -This is a good poem and something i could see in a poetry or children's book. Awesome!
 
JaredC said...
Jul. 17, 2009 at 7:14 pm
wow. <(0)> am amazed. that was awesome!
 
Lizzy V. said...
Jul. 17, 2009 at 2:03 am
Wow... It was excellent.
 
Melinda L.This 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. said...
Jul. 16, 2009 at 10:29 pm
That was so cool! I loved the way you wrote it.
 
Strawberry This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 15, 2009 at 1:34 pm
yeah, i heard that! you are totally talented at writing!
 
GoBologna said...
Jul. 14, 2009 at 10:13 pm
i really like this poem its almost like it was written with a knife because it evokes itself so well great job ;]
 
Hollywog. said...
Jul. 13, 2009 at 3:55 am
Any more words would bring down this poem's excellence. :)
 
cree8ive said...
Jul. 12, 2009 at 11:53 pm
i can't do anything except repeat what everybody else is saying about how amazing this is. afterall what is poetry but creative use of words? and what is this but poetry? incredible. i'm a fan.
 
Word waster said...
Jul. 12, 2009 at 3:06 am
Strong Deep and Powerful...I think you prety much captured the typical hurt teen of today hiding behind a loud mouth. Thanks you explained me like no one else can.
 
aussie65 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 11, 2009 at 7:36 pm
Taylor Mali wrote a poem called Like Lily Like Wilson that was also about how some people talk and yet express nothing. Thats one of my favorite poems and i like yours too
 
Diana V. said...
Jul. 10, 2009 at 12:10 am
i really love the way you wrote this
 
one_of_a_kind_girl said...
Jul. 7, 2009 at 5:09 am
this has got to be one of the most unique poems i have ever read!!! i really love it, its really creative!
 
me:^) said...
Jul. 6, 2009 at 1:51 am
hey i love this poem
i think it really deserves to be published

just out of curiousity where/when/how did you get the idea for this?
 
fivefiveoheight This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 5, 2009 at 9:02 pm
This is amazing i love it the emotion of it is beautiful Keep writing
 
MyChey5 said...
Jul. 5, 2009 at 12:05 am
if u dont dont keep writing i think i will kill myself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do you have any idea how much i LOVED this?!?! you r beyond talented. loved the emotion!!!! thank you for writing!!!

PS....i heard you
 
Jouna J. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 2, 2009 at 1:10 am
wowwwwwww! this piece is ahmayyzing.
i've never read a poem this good where i
could literally "hear" the poet writing it.
you're so talented *_*
 
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