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The Double Helix Cage This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

I am incarcerated
Even though I am the victim
The perpetrators: thousands upon thousands of nucleotides
The double helix bars, limiting me, bent
But are never broken
Why does he have a taller cage?
Why is her cage thinner?
Each in our own prisons
We are all incarcerated

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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