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Daddy's Womb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

i asked my father if i could swim,
and he said that i would drown.
The Sea would imprison me – he said
if my feet had left the ground.

So i walked out to the water,
and cried out – how ’bout now!
He said, a little bit further, Son,
and then you’ll leave the ground.

i stepped on sand then stone,
from hollow ground to sturdy.
The sky was at my level as I
gazed at the birdie.

The Sea brought me a new idea,
the urge to flee to the high.

i asked my Father if i could fly,
and he said, sure, Son – go try.

i jumped as high as i could.
Still, i landed on the ground.
i saw my Father pull on a chain,
then i knew that i was bound.

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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Lecksi_e said...
Jan. 28, 2013 at 2:17 pm
I really like the rhyme scheme! Really shows the innocence!
Darylism said...
Jan. 28, 2013 at 7:36 am
wow, just amazing! comment and rate plz
MouseyAndCarr said...
Jan. 24, 2013 at 10:57 pm
Really Pretty Poem:D
Whompingwillow said...
Jan. 20, 2013 at 5:51 pm
great poem ;)
swivly said...
Jan. 20, 2013 at 5:03 am
This is really sweet and unique =)
seriouslyjustkidding said...
Jan. 18, 2013 at 3:36 am
Wow... (clap clap.) Well done!
nmk1128 said...
Jan. 13, 2013 at 3:48 pm
It was a very interesting poem; nice work. Please check out my poems and writings it would mean a lot (:
SpyceChik said...
Jan. 7, 2013 at 11:22 am
Ok, so I'm just sitting open-mouthed staring at the screen! This is amazing! I have no words!! Icredible!
In_Love_with_Writing said...
Jan. 6, 2013 at 4:25 pm
This was very thought provoking! I liked it :) Please read, rate, and comment on some of my stories because it means so much to me :)
dallascowboys99 said...
Jan. 3, 2013 at 2:17 pm
That was really good! It touched my heart and I thought about the ending for a second. Speechless. Keep it up (:
hardtodescribe said...
Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:05 am
absolutely beautiful
Emma HP said...
Dec. 30, 2012 at 10:25 pm
This was wonderful! It touched my soul and that is not an easy task. You have a gift
Issy K. said...
Dec. 26, 2012 at 10:43 pm
This is fantastic!
Morgan P. said...
Dec. 25, 2012 at 6:42 pm
i believe what you have just said is verry inspiring to me and you are verry talented
GeenaElise said...
Dec. 23, 2012 at 1:21 am
This is so amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
AnnaFofana said...
Dec. 18, 2012 at 2:54 pm
I really liked that. I had an image and everything i love it. Good job
FvckPoetry said...
Dec. 18, 2012 at 8:28 am
I just got back into writing but I must say this is Amazing, then end really got me .. Keep it up ! <3
carolinagirl996 said...
Dec. 17, 2012 at 12:12 am
wow... beautiful! I love this
Inoui_Fou-cM said...
Dec. 14, 2012 at 10:17 pm
i feel its was pretty good and creative.
carrie124 said...
Dec. 13, 2012 at 8:36 pm
i loved it it was awnsome but dont make some parts in rhyming seem almost predictable leave the reader hanging on every word and rhyme them with things only the wittiest could predict. your a great poet keep trying!!!
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