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I Saw a Dirty Stuffed Rabbit This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

flailing in the road and
I'm pretty sure it's not a cardinal sin
to run over children's toys
but I swerved anyway

And for a second I thought this
could possibly be Hell and I'm damned
to keep learning the same lesson
like thou shall not run over rabbit-like playthings

After all, only a cruel god
would relish in our shortcomings
and leave a lonesome bunny
to fend for itself in the streets

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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