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Finished

You know I started writing today
I dug out all of your poems, every one of them unfinished
And thought, “What would these be like if you finished them?”
You never finished anything.

You know I started singing today.
Rambling out words to some make believe melody.
Forming tunes and pitches to your liking of course.
A merry go round feeling, there once again. And again. And again.

You know I started dancing today.
Bottling my emotions inside so the moves tell our story.
I hummed. Humming a song you started but never finished.
You never finished anything.

You know I started laughing today.
Laughing to a point of no return.

Forget everything when my insides are intoxicated by the rush of amusement.
Laughter is the best medicine. I’m allergic.

You know I started believing today.
Asking myself maybe it was fate.
Maybe, just maybe I was supposed to be away from you.
But friction pulls me back. Like a magnet.

You know I started smiling today.
Teeth breaking through lips to show the masked emotions.
Masked emotions that only you saw.
You wrote me poems once, remember? Like everything, though,
You never finished it.




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WolfSinger said...
Dec. 24, 2011 at 10:51 am:
This is incredible. I love how there were separate things that "they" never finished. Nice Job! :)
 
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Love.Hate.Passion. said...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 11:27 pm:

This is fantastic!

It's full of deep emotion and the words flow beautifully. I can see why you won first place. Keep it up!

 
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WithPenAndScriptThis 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...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 10:39 pm:

I love this so much. I'm goign to favorite it. I see why you won first place teh poetry was beautiful, sad, elegant and just very powerful. You are very skilled at your work :) 

 

 
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Robyn97 said...
Jul. 24, 2011 at 11:52 am:

=)

The different examples were really cool, and it just flowed nicely.....5/5.

 
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hanging_girl_666 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 10:53 pm:
AWW!~!!!! That was amazing!
 
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ritabelle511 said...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 11:21 pm:
Wow! This is fantastic....I love it! I hope this gets into the magazine - it's great. :)
 
kayleechyanne replied...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 11:52 pm :

thankyou so much! i really apprieciate it! & i hope the same too!

(:

 
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CarrieAnn13This 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...
Jul. 12, 2011 at 9:21 pm:
I can see why this won first place!  The descriptions were excellent and the flow was flawless.  Great job!
 
kayleechyanne replied...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 12:05 am :
thank you very much! don't forget to tell other people about my work! (:
 
CieraDesiree replied...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 8:20 am :
I really like this. Good job=)
 
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