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By , Dhaka, Bangladesh
Attraction, my destruction
Can't take my eyes off her,
A voice calling me from the depths of nowhere.
She wants me to strip down to the thirst I hide,
The shameless side of me
That cares not for the world nor for my own well-being.
And I sigh
In resignation,
Knowing I can't deny
Her secret smile.

I beg my noble reflection
To permit me one taste of her poison
And let it burn through my veins.
He rejects my request and
Her rage, my wrath
Draw cracked lines on the glass canvas
Till the mirror breaks
And disconnects me from his wise perfection.

I drink in the fire
And burn in the heat,
I bathe in the light
Till the darkness embraces me.

My eyelids are heavy
And my breathing slow,
My head feels dizzy,
I should have known.

I turn my face away
And my reflection stares back at me,
His lips curved down to a frown,
For we both know
I may never stand tall again.

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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believeinyou said...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 11:17 am

this mean so much to me!thanks for writing it!

 

 
TanazMasabaThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 3:22 am
you are welcome...didn't really think it would help...^-^
 
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