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I Am Lost This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

The words land with a thud
And clumsily position themselves
Between unspoken hurt and pounding silences
They sit expectantly, waiting for the show
But there is none
There is no soothing reply to appease them
No how-to book or steps to follow
No way in or out or over or around
No gentle lie
Or simple truth
Nothing but what has been so clearly known
So clearly enunciated in the silent darkness
Of a lonely mind
And a wandering heart
There is nothing to say to three simple words
“I am lost”

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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Rolledthestone This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 13 at 12:24 pm:
Love. Awesome imagery. Just...you took my words. I can't even...comprehend...beautiful.
 
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...Unknown... said...
Nov. 21, 2013 at 12:40 am:
Beautifully written. Such creativity and broad ways of expressing these emotions in words powerful in a short poem. Ingenious. Clearly deserved the eyes of magazine readers everywhere.
 
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SaphiraBrightscales said...
Feb. 17, 2013 at 10:22 am:
Amazing.... Especially like the first line :D
 
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Felix said...
Nov. 6, 2012 at 10:43 am:
As an 81 year old retired English teacher and poet, currently teaching a course in modern poetry at our senior center, I am truly excited by the creativity and insights of the young people engaged in the art of composing a poem and with their success in honing such fine work. They are  also lucky to have outlets for their work like Teen Ink.
 
thatunknownthingThis 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. replied...
Feb. 18, 2013 at 3:22 am :
whoa! :) this is one comment you should treasure! :) (81 years old!!) good work, btw.  4/5
 
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