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a doll for you to hold and bring home,
only to find myself broken, forgotten in the corner of your attic,
wishing you’d remember what I can’t let myself forget ...
that I need to be the one to build the bridge,
or I’ll never get over it, over you - you’re over me,
I’m your unfinished game of Monopoly
abandoned on the living room floor.
Had you not left me here, you wouldn’t be
tripping over me, wondering
if you should have taken the time to
put me away properly,
or if it would have been easier had you
just kept playing with me.


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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theatregirlThis 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...
Mar. 18, 2013 at 7:15 pm:
I like it! Keep writing.
 
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Aiden said...
Apr. 3, 2011 at 3:53 pm:
this is really good. to me it feels like it has a double meaning. one-the doll and two- a realshionship gone wrong.
 
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hanging_girl_666 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 8:40 pm:
Amazing. I can relate. I love the flow, not in ryme but in truth and feeling.
 
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McHale said...
Dec. 14, 2010 at 10:02 pm:
I really like this one... it explains a lot about how i feel sometimes... Good job...
 
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Eilatan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 24, 2010 at 5:25 pm:
THis is like a music box in its sonic dissonance.
 
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SmileitsCaroline This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 8:22 pm:
this is the first time anyone has been able to sum up my feelings into a poem. your analogies are perfect and the piece is just great. adding it to favorites :)
 
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Becca S. said...
Apr. 12, 2009 at 3:20 pm:
that is really good :)
a lot of teenagers can relate to it too
good job (y)
 
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