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Russian Roulette

Tears.
Streaming down -
Confetti at a party
She wasn't invited to.

Rumors.
Handed down -
Ugly, dirty words
That broke... her heart.

Fights.
Going down -
Purple, blue, black bruises
Splattered her body

Blood.
Dripping down -
Soothing, cool metal
Sliced her open.

Death.
Heading down -
That loner you kicked...
He could be next.




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AnnaRead This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 20, 2012 at 4:23 pm:
You are an amazing writer, and your poem made me cry. Thank you.
 
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MarieAntoinette2012 said...
Sept. 17, 2012 at 10:07 am:
Sick that this happens isn't it? If more people would understand this, this world might just have some hope.
 
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MarieAntoinette2012 said...
Sept. 17, 2012 at 10:07 am:
Sick that this happens isn't it? If more people would understand this, this world might just have some hope.
 
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julywinters1226This 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...
Aug. 15, 2012 at 9:39 pm:
I like this poem.You could really feel the emotion in it.check out my work if you get a chance.
 
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notebookladyThis 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...
Aug. 15, 2012 at 1:56 pm:
Wow! Fantastic job! I will be checking out more of your work :)
 
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TMarie42 said...
Jun. 10, 2012 at 5:40 pm:
I really love this poem. I agree that bullying needs to be stopped, especially since I've been bullied.
 
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crushed_veneer said...
May 19, 2012 at 4:38 pm:
Wow... this is amazing and it really speaks to you, like you feel an emotional connection reading this. So so so good :)
 
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LovelyBlackWisteria said...
Apr. 27, 2012 at 1:49 pm:
i really like this poem, its nice how you put the words together and pauses made you almost hear you saying the words yourself
 
orangesrgood replied...
Apr. 27, 2012 at 2:10 pm :
I'm glad you liked it! Thanks a lot!
 
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ASquared1996 said...
Apr. 27, 2012 at 10:46 am:
This is an awesoeme poem. Keep it up!
 
orangesrgood replied...
Apr. 27, 2012 at 2:09 pm :
Thanks! I'm glad you liked my work.
 
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Tornado M. said...
Mar. 14, 2012 at 4:51 pm:
This poem really gets to you. Btw, the schools ARE adressing the problem, but they aren't doing it the right way. By just telling someone to say "Stop." to a bully, and hanging up a bunch of posters, the situation is not likely to improve.
 
orangesrgood replied...
Mar. 14, 2012 at 10:13 pm :
Yeah, I know that the schools DO try to address bullying, but they don't do it ENOUGH. I'm glad you liked my poem!
 
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kaykaybeck said...
Feb. 21, 2012 at 1:10 pm:
This poem is very strong, and very real. It really made me cry because of the emotions. You did an amazing job. 
 
orangesrgood replied...
Feb. 21, 2012 at 2:16 pm :
Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed my work.
 
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AngelsKiss This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 21, 2012 at 8:06 am:
This poem speaks the  truth about the pain that is caused by bullying, and this poem is a reminder of what can happen, if we don't stop what we are doing... Amazing please read and comment on some of my poems
 
orangesrgood replied...
Feb. 21, 2012 at 8:53 am :
Thank you!
 
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Only,I This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 21, 2012 at 1:34 am:
Very powerful, keep up the good work!
 
orangesrgood replied...
Feb. 21, 2012 at 8:53 am :
Thank you!
 
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Midkinght-Warrior said...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 12:59 pm:
True and Real
 
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