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Heed The Call This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

Can you hear that?
Calling in the night?
A desperate call to battle,
But you're not prepared to fight.

What do they expect?
There was no warning, after all.
But that little voice inside you,
Will make you heed the call.

Despite your fear you don your armor,
And retrieve your silver sword.
You remember all your previous battles,
The crimson rain and how it poured.

You walk with a sense of purpose.
Onward, toward the fight.
You hear the clashing blades,
And soon the scene is in your sight.

Before you are your inner demons,
Together, once and for all.
All worthy opponents,
One by one, they all must fall.

So with a graceful strength,
You slay each and every one.
You feel a sense of closure,
And you look up at the rising sun.

You can forget the past now.
And live only for tomorrow.
You conquered the pain.
You defeated sorrow.

Now there's one call left to answer,
One small issue to address,
Now you must heed the call,
The call to happiness.

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KatsKThis 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...
Feb. 24, 2013 at 12:16 am:
I really like this. It's inspiring and unique and ... different.
 
Alexandrathepoet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Feb. 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm :
Thanks, I think, :)
 
KatsKThis 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. replied...
Feb. 24, 2013 at 6:29 pm :
It _was_ meant as a compliment. :)
 
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RarelyJadedThis 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...
Feb. 1, 2013 at 8:24 pm:
Wow, I can totally relate! Amazing poem;) read one of mine sometime? ... I think you and I have the same style/voice
 
Alexandrathepoet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Feb. 10, 2013 at 1:47 pm :
Thank you so much, I'll definately check some of yours out!
 
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