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Lost on the Surface This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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I was lost in the middle of your palm
etched with deep lines
intersecting like busy highways
and my way of feeling satisfied was by
running laps around the
shape of your lips
and eyelids
finding my way through the
twists and turns of your clasped hands
as words lingered in your throat
I rode a boat through your tear ducts
explored what getting “lifted” really was by
playing with the rough
strands of your hair
I breathed in your air
ricocheted off your skin and found myself back in
the guidance of your feet leading me to your
parallel universe
created
to make me elated as I explored your outer walls
since the surface of your affection was the farthest I ever got

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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lonleysymone said...
Oct. 18, 2011 at 8:58 pm
i loved it!! how u explained everything with the simple things.. it made it seem really modest♥
 
BitterSweet1993 said...
Mar. 18, 2011 at 8:00 am
Amazing skills. I don't know If I would have been able to keep away from giving away the purpose of this poem. It's awesome!
 
Kiyoko This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 10, 2011 at 1:08 pm
Nice! I like how you spend almost the whole poem explaining how you explored,  and then at the end you find out what it was all about. Excellent. If you have the time, I would appreciate it if you would read mine. Great Job!
 
alexxeo said...
Nov. 3, 2010 at 9:48 pm
this is great! (: Please read mine:DD I love how you explain the exploration of his hands... Amazing(:
 
dlav4 replied...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 2:35 pm
This is a great poem
 
Dessometrics said...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 10:06 am
i love this
 
CHEERspirit said...
Oct. 15, 2010 at 9:54 pm
i really like this one. its deep and i like how it rolls off my tounge. im filled with envy :) keep it up!
 
kms777 said...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 5:49 pm
this is really deep and really meaningful!!!! i love it so much. the way you put your words makes everything seem magical. i hope youll read mine and give me some tips on how to make mine like that
 
Kaitlinsmiles said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 3:42 pm
this is amazing.
 
Johnny T. said...
Aug. 3, 2009 at 5:05 am
this poem is pretty meaningful,i like it
 
inferno said...
Jun. 28, 2009 at 12:04 pm
i loved it. it was deep and easy to understand. as every one said it is amazing and perfect
 
Kristine A. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 23, 2009 at 3:28 pm
Amazing, beautiful, heart-wrenching. I love it.
 
madison17 said...
Apr. 15, 2009 at 1:07 am
this is amazing. i love it.
 
AndThisIsReal This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 14, 2009 at 9:01 pm
This is hitting on a personal level at the moment.
So although it brings a meloncholy feeling, it was very nice.
Well written, creative, and true.
 
SaveThEmpty said...
Feb. 18, 2009 at 1:45 am
wow! this is amazing!
 
smejia said...
Feb. 13, 2009 at 2:39 pm
i think this poem is good i like it :)
 
jounajc said...
Feb. 2, 2009 at 1:50 am
thanks so much everybody!!! i didn't know i had this much great feedback. thanks again, i really truly appreciate it :]
 
KeYzToLoVe said...
Jan. 20, 2009 at 5:29 am
Thiz Waz reAllY DeeP And It MaDe Me ThinK...KeeP It Up
 
sponge said...
Jan. 14, 2009 at 8:05 pm
wow thats a good poem!
 
Jomodospike said...
Dec. 9, 2008 at 3:14 am
One of my favorite poems ever!!!
 
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