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

The tissue sewn
to these bones
are wearing thin.
You peel back
layer after layer
relentlessly.
I feign distress
but I do not
want you to stop.
Because despite
all the gristle and
flexing muscle,
I have secretly
always wanted this.
I have always wanted
someone to take
the time and effort
to render me
completely exposed.
Oh look.
He's not really
all that bad
at all.

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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beautifulspirit This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 12, 2012 at 4:42 pm:
Yeah I agree with Emmy88. It's incredible~ Makes a statement---we all "hide" from the world, in some way. But every once in a while, it's nice to have someone else see your inner shell.
 
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Emmy88 said...
Apr. 12, 2012 at 1:21 pm:

This poem is incredible. I loved it

 

 
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