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O, Father Time This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

That Father Time
No dad of mine
He came to see
The work I'd done
With riddled rhyme
And rigid thoughts
In a fragrant, smooooooth
Pleasant lyric.

But

I said to time,
“You have no place
To hold me to
Your pointless race
On abstract tracks
Devoid of space
No depth but what
I give it.”

And

I think I'll watch
My own damn clock,
Those loving hands
And the smiling face
You're just a watch
You heartless thing
No dad of mine,
O Father Time.

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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HomeschoolGirl said...
Mar. 30, 2013 at 7:43 pm
Hey. :) I read this in the magazine and loved it. Wonderful, wonderful work. Great job! 
 
the_sparrow This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 1, 2013 at 12:47 pm
Well thank you! I really appreciate that :)
 
the_sparrow This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 25, 2013 at 11:03 pm
Well, I guess it IS in the magazine now!! So happy :')
 
KeishaLouise15 said...
Nov. 23, 2012 at 6:52 pm
Really good!! I love it! And I noticed that you have it in the magazine now, its the best place for it to be!!!! :) i gave t 5 stars!! thats what it deserves, is 5 stars :)
 
the_sparrow This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 24, 2012 at 2:18 pm
Thank you! But...it's not in the magazine. *I wish it was.* If you're referring to the red check mark, that just means it's "Editor's Choice." A poem that has been published in the magazine will have an icon of an open book with "MAG" written across it. :)
 
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