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i've burned myself again,
passion burning through my fingertips.
i think of the times we lay crisscrossed and intertwined.
i think of how your fingers sent icy chills and
electric thrills down my spine.
i think of the times i immersed myself in you,
believing in everything i shouldn't.
i think of this all as i see you across the room with a girl that used to be me,
and i have the urge to reach out and touch
but i'm scared that it'll burn you, too.



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cheerios. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 28, 2012 at 1:51 pm
i really appreciated the comment so i thought i would check out your writing. i think we have a similar writing style, and i really do enjoy this piece. honestly, i could quote the whole thing telling you what my favorite part is, but i especially love "i've burned myself again,/ passion burning through my fingertips." and then how it ends "and i have the urge to reach out and touch/but i'm scared that it'll burn you, too." keep penning. ps my favorite band ever... (more »)
 
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Feb. 24, 2013 at 4:18 pm
oh my gosh, you just made my day. thank you so much! :)
 
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