October 17, 2010
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Mama always told me
Not to wear a necklace when I sleep
That it will twine around my neck
And it will suffocate me

I never listened and wore the one you gave me
Every day and every night
I even wore that necklace
The night we had our fight

The night you said goodbye
I didn’t take it off
Well that’s the night it twisted tight
Choking and making me cough

I knew I should’ve listened to mama
‘Cause that’s the night my face turned blue
That damn necklace almost killed me
All because of you

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Mykindapeopledontcarewhatyouthink said...
Nov. 29, 2010 at 3:09 pm
That's very good. i usually don't read poetry but i like your work. Do you plan on writing novels? If so I would be first in line to buy a copy
jward24895 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 29, 2010 at 3:14 pm
Thank you very much, I appreciate the comment. I have begun writing several novels but have yet to finish one. Hopefully I will someday, and I'll make sure you get one. :)
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