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I run a marathon all day long
Racing up and down, back and forth
When I open my mouth I immediately yawn
Food walks in
Chewing, my teeth ache terribly, on their words
As if someone is pressing hard against my teeth
They ache and I cry but worse is their tone, silence
When I cry, tiny little beeps come out of me
Sounding through my insides as an echo-relentlessly repeating
Just as I go to swallow, I yawn again
When I open my mouth, they walk out unaware of my role
And I race down again, down, down
To where I am halfway through my marathon
My eyes close as my brain shuts down
I am broken
But the doctor comes to fix me
And the marathon continues until 5:00 P.M.
When the workers go home, and I can sleep




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redhairCatThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm:
Very cute and creative!
 
Livvy97 replied...
Sept. 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm :
Thanks so much!
 
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HannSawyer15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 12, 2011 at 12:59 pm:
I like it... but I think it can still use a bit of touching up here and there. But it's still a great piece. Keep it up! :)
 
Livvy97 replied...
Aug. 12, 2011 at 3:46 pm :
Thanks!!!!!!!
 
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