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You and I, we sit
While the elephant in the room
Stomps like a hyena and cries like a dolphin

You and I, we sit
And ignore the sound of music
Like peas on a pod with no ears

You and I, we sit
As the elephant in the room flashes neon bow-ties
And whips his trunk in our faces
Like giddy grasshoppers on a Thursday

You and I, we sit
And reject our passions together
Like a team of wimps with a baby’s fears

Without the tears
Because we have been blinded, deafened, muted, and made indifferent
To the giant elephant in the room-
The elephant of love




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SakuyaThis 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...
Jan. 28, 2013 at 8:57 pm:
And you fear people not liking your stuff? One of your poems has already gotten in the mag, but this one is just as magnificent! The repetition works with this because it is about love, and I like this because it isn't just one of those typical love poems
 
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leatherina This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 26, 2012 at 8:04 pm:
This poem shows experience and wonderful forethought! I love the repition of "You and I," I can truly relate to this poem! You are very talented :)
 
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