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There are nights we hide away,
Too alone, in the dark.
We smile so broadly and I lie so smoothly.
Those are the nights I feel free, unbridled –
But it's the same as a child running without shoes.
Your words could lull me into anything, but I always whisper my returns.
If only you knew the way every part of me agrees with every part of you.
We think like we are old, but our bodies and our souls are young
And we fight them from the morning until those last few moments when
we sometimes let them run, wildly
enriched by our hot breaths on our cold necks.
Your hands and my lips,
Your worries and my carelessness,
All these things come together when you touch my hair and I cup your cheek and we are gone.

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thatunknownthingThis 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. 27, 2012 at 5:47 am:
that was a beautiful work bursting with emotions! loved it. check out my poem "confined" and "only a fake?" wld love to hear wt u think of them! :) thanks! and keep writing, i loved your 'birthdays' as well.
 
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Setsuna said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 1:08 am:
Well written. Deep emotion that flows out of the words. LIKE!
 
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ShernayB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 6, 2010 at 12:56 pm:
Beautiful.
I love your choice of words.
Keep writing.
And please check out my work.
Comments and ratings are greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 
Jilybeanrb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 6, 2010 at 1:58 pm :
Thank you! I appreciate that :) Will do.
 
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crisscross said...
Mar. 3, 2010 at 7:14 pm:
this is a great poem when i read it i could imagine someone saying it in spoken word form great awesome amazing is all i have to say.
 
Jilybeanrb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 3, 2010 at 8:53 pm :
Thank you!
 
peace_luv_&_kayla replied...
Mar. 4, 2010 at 10:50 am :
wow i love this poem
 
Jilybeanrb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 4, 2010 at 1:29 pm :
Thank you~
 
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Jilybeanrb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 2, 2009 at 6:13 pm:
Mmm just wanted to point out that I am the author of this poem, and I did not make the author comments. I don't know where they came from, but just saying, I don't really have such opinions about my poems.
 
Jilybeanrb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 4, 2010 at 1:29 pm :
Ignore this, the comments have been removed :)
 
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