Too Late This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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When the kid next to me
motioned, pulling the trigger
to a gun aimed at his head,
I should have listened …

When the kid next to me
said, “No one will miss me.”
I should have listened …

When the kid next to me
looked at me with hope in his eyes,
and I just turned away,
letting that hope die,
I should have paid attention …
but I didn’t …
and I wish I had …
because now it’s too late …

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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Jessie M. said...
Apr. 10, 2013 at 7:09 pm
Wow...That was really powerful.
 
LouisianaGirl said...
Apr. 10, 2013 at 11:58 am
That was great! It was heartbreaking
 
fireandrain This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 10, 2013 at 11:31 am
Wow. Just wow. I freaking loved this!
 
sunnyandsugar This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 17, 2012 at 3:32 pm
Wow. That is all i have to sayy, itss just so powerfull. Great job keep it up.
 
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