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Rotten Eggplant This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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I crossed the bridge
where the water was pink,
laden with animal carcasses,
the small skeletons exposed.
And from you,
I extracted a globe,
warm to touch when I was cold,
as you told me your dreams
of the other side.
But your room was a litter box;
through the excrement,
I crawled.
And I was puking eels,
neon, glowing eels,
all over my favorite skirt –
so delirious
when you reached for my hand,
I was peeling layers from my nose,
dark, crusty raspberry bumps:
I took your hand in mine
and let you feel the bruise.

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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Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm
the best of the best.  :)
 
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