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

A neglected heart can grow alone,
And feel that something wrong was done –
Jealousy can come creeping in
If a wandering hand's not held again.

So with aching soul and stiffened neck,
A neglected heart grows colder yet
And with jutting jaw and fiery tongue,
Try to prove the stronger one.

But strong and cruel are not the same,
And playing tough's a dangerous game.
Neglected hearts begin to find
They walk a thin and lonely line.

The ache for love will slowly fade,
As they lose blood and grow more dead
But a mason's woe and neglected's mistake
Stone won't bend, it only breaks.

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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theorignal said...
Jan. 2, 2012 at 9:01 am:
this is beautyful keep on it
 
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mackrider75365This 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. said...
Nov. 17, 2011 at 12:10 pm:
this is a beautiful piece, really well done! please keep writing.  Check out some of my pieces too please.  :)
 
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