To Forget You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

January 30, 2010
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It is morning and you're stirring and I'm
Through the sunrise, and the mountains
And the hope that this deep silent evening will
Swell again
Breathe again
Rise up again, just to
eat you alive or
Or take you over and take you

And I'm moving through this
but it passes me by and it only reaches
And you're gone
and you're moving,
you're everything
Breathing and writhing and shivering
Inside of me
Taking me over
And taking me down
As I am still
and I am gone
And I am still gone, somewhere
Deep inside of you

And it scares me
to stand here
When time slows down to a crawl
And it drags on its knees
And I'm falling on my knees and I am
Doing backflips underwater
And you've already woken, I can almost no longer
The way that it feels to wake up wide awake.

And tired, and I'm running and I'm
Fading, I am
Fed up
With this city
And the way that it will not stop
Breaking my heart.

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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jaygonz said...
Aug. 21, 2011 at 3:08 pm
LOVE <3.<3 i like the way it just flows with "ands", to me, when I read it,  the "ands" make it sound soo... personal. I love it <3
FarFromIdealGirl said...
May 15, 2011 at 5:55 pm
This was amazing i can relate so much to it, keep writing your gonna go far!
L@Xgurrl said...
Mar. 1, 2011 at 7:18 pm
I love you stlye! This poam stood out to me because i can relate to it and enjoyed reading it!
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