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Changed

I don't know who you are,
Because every time I blink--
You change.
One moment life is great.
You are great and I am too;
Everything is just great.
But then,
Only one instant later.
One word or smile or heartbeat
Later...
Everything is not
So great
Anymore.
The great world we were in
Has shifted 180 degrees
Into something filled with
Hate.
Hate for life and hate for love.
Hate for everything that
Before was just great.
I watch the light
Melt from your eyes,
And shadows creep in.
So much can happen in a moment,
If you blink.



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Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 9, 2010 at 10:37 pm
You know, some people butcher the technique of fragment sentences and two word sentences. You've clearly mastered the art of not doing that. this is really amazing captain. do your dance. i love you.
 
Jackque replied...
Sept. 13, 2010 at 10:51 pm
Wow, thank you so much.
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 14, 2010 at 2:18 pm
sure thingism.
 
SarahZ said...
Jan. 1, 2010 at 10:44 am
Wow I love this poem. It's awesome, keep writing!
 
jackjackattack replied...
Jan. 5, 2010 at 2:39 am
Oh thank you so much!
 
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