Vending Machine Love

June 16, 2010
If only love was as easy
As putting a coin in the slot.
Punching in the buttons,
And watching your heart's desire drop.

Through the gleaming window
Many options tempt and taunt -
But you know from previous selections
Exactly which piece of perfection you want.

Down to a place within reach,
It is now yours for the taking.
And once (finally) it is in your grasp,
The genuine happiness is breath-taking.

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MercedesXO said...
Aug. 2, 2010 at 7:54 pm

i love this!! you really did a great job with it, and i love the simplicity and easy flow it has. its to the point, and touching. great work:)

and i REALLY appriciate you checking out my work as well:)

if anyone reading this wants to check out my work as well that would be great! i'd especially like to hear what anyone thinks about my poem 'Torturer of a King'. thanks!

GangstaEyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 13, 2010 at 10:05 am
Thank you very much, and it was my pleasure to read your stuff!
ellyn-bo-bellyn_2014 said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 2:02 pm
Wow. This (like your other work) is beautiful and left me speechless. It's really good! Have you won any money in contests? Because your work is amazing!
olican16 said...
Jul. 21, 2010 at 2:37 pm
I REALLY LIKE THIS U READ THIS TO ME AT G-ma's house and i was speechless i really like the feeling i get when i read it !! you better keep writing!!!! or else.... lolz!! but really great job!
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