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Tell me I don't make you smile,
and squirm
in the best sense of the word.
Tell me I'm vile,
ensured
that I can't make your thoughts heard,
with flowers and sweets,
in rhythm and beats
that could simply drive you crazy.
Tell me the things you tell yourself,
that are, frankly,
more than a bit hazy.

I dare you,
to just once
not let me scare you,
and in months,
you'd be laughing in fits
and in ink you'd be writ
with words still unthought
and passion unwrought.

So, go ahead, Lovely.
Tell me I'm not worth it,
too wild and on a wire.
Tell me I can't make you yell,
because I'm young and unrequired.
Tell me I don't make you laugh,
and fill your eyes with fire.
Then sure, you could call me unromantic,

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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otherpoetThis 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...
Apr. 18, 2012 at 11:17 pm:
I love this piece. It's rythm and flow are both amazing, I really enjoyed your word choice aswell. Great job!
 
Haileyrochelle replied...
Apr. 19, 2012 at 5:35 pm :
SUPER GOOD :)
 
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