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By
my pen is
poised above
the paper.
waiting.
the blank white
void
penetrates my thoughts.

it cracks a hole in my
brain.
a trickle of words
drips
down.
splashes of images
land
ink spots stain.

why?
creativity oozes
out my ears, crawls
from beneath my
skin.
my fingernails itch,
hands tremor.

how?
an overflow of scenery
dribbles from the
brimming mind.
it rushes in through my
eyes,
out through my
nerves.

energy buzzes around my
head.
flustered. hand
cramp!
eraser marks smear.
not that …
this.

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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oceanwater111.. said...
Jul. 20, 2009 at 6:27 pm
I really like this poem. =)
 
BefOreOuREyeS said...
Jul. 13, 2009 at 5:26 am
That is a great poem! I love this line:creativity oozes
out my ears, crawls
from beneath my
skin.
my fingernails itch,
hands tremor.


Great descriptions!
 
one_of_a_kind_girl said...
Jul. 10, 2009 at 5:13 pm
Wow!! The descriptions are so well written!!
 
Hannah R. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 10, 2009 at 4:36 am
i really love the last stanza! great job keep writing
 
_-^-_Hopie_-^-_ said...
Jul. 10, 2009 at 12:29 am
i love your poem keep it comming :D
 
frances T. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 9, 2009 at 8:43 pm
Your Amazing.!!
 
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