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eyes meet, impulse to stare

the intent gaze intensifies
the chaotic world continues
but all of its frivolities
disappear in the fog

for a five-second span
time and place forgotten
a name, a purpose, a thought
lost in the stupor

lids stay strained
will not dare to blink
every flake of worry
vanishes in the misty haze

heads turn, moment gone.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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MorningStar15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 24, 2009 at 1:15 am
wow annkaykay2011 is right! it IS intense, but that is what makes it so awesome!
 
lovehate29 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2009 at 9:50 pm
Wow! I like the intensity and power this piece brings out. It is superb! I absolutely love it! Keep up the good work! Congrats on getting it published, by the way.

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Maisha R. said...
Aug. 15, 2009 at 4:43 am
life is a game but you cannot win if you live like a player.
 
annkaykay2011 said...
Jul. 20, 2009 at 8:09 am
Very intense, great word choice
 
His-Bright-Green-Eyes... said...
Jul. 16, 2009 at 5:34 pm
i LOVE it! A LOT. This is a really good poem! Props to you! :)
 
cree8ive said...
Jul. 8, 2009 at 5:31 am
i liked it. it's like the opposite of a poem i just did called being indifferent. :)
 
LilJ<3 said...
Jul. 7, 2009 at 11:29 pm
pretty good. interesting choice of words.
 
rockitxrells said...
Jul. 7, 2009 at 10:44 pm
great poem! :) my type of poetryyy
 
one_of_a_kind_girl said...
Jul. 7, 2009 at 5:07 am
i like it :)
 
Lana R. said...
Jul. 7, 2009 at 4:27 am
i love the simplicity of this, and your choice of words.
 
Winter-Razorblade said...
Jul. 3, 2009 at 8:22 pm
This is awesome :)
 
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