Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

the first cut This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By , Oakville, Canada
on the contrary,
the first cut is not the deepest
or the most painful
but it stings the most
and is the sweetest

you will, one day, have the weight of every soul you have ever touched on your heavy heart
spluttering it open with an ungraceful thump,
drunken in sadness

bleeding from wounds that healed long ago
and those that never healed at all

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




Join the Discussion


This article has 1 comment. Post your own!

bellariptorThis 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...
Apr. 4, 2013 at 9:23 am:
WOW this is really good. Thanks so much for sharing.
 
Reply to this comment Post a new comment
 
Site Feedback