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Everyone stares,
Waiting for my next bite
I keep cutting it smaller
And smaller
Finally I got 24 pieces
I've been through this before
Stab on fork,
Why can't they just lock me away?
Slowly lift to mouth,
I keep reaching the danger zone
Open mouth,
I want to keep going down
Bite down and chew,
Maybe if I chew enough, the calories will disappear
Chew, chew, chew,
Only 23 bites to go
Swallow,
I wish I could go on
But I can't risk another bite
They should just lock me up

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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Mermaidmissy said...
Mar. 29, 2011 at 9:54 am:
I really like your poem a whole lot. It really made me cry in a good way. I just to let you know, don't ever be ashamed of your self and always stay true to who you really are ok. But great job on it. I hope you write some more soon. :)
 
lifeisajourney This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 29, 2011 at 3:23 pm :
thnx i haven't been on in forever but i really should get back to posting my stuff on here
 
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