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December 15, 2012
A sudden realization
Set her pen on fire
As she wrote across the page
A story to inspire.
The voice of the teacher startled her.
She looked up from her daze,
And answering correctly,
She met her teacher's gaze.
On her desk already
Was the homework from last night.
She bent down and kept writing,
Letting her mind take flight.
As her teacher crossed the room,
She lifted her eyes once more.
She was asked, "Would you write
Your answer on the board?"
Working quickly without focus,
She did as she was told.
Then she wrote and wrote again.
Her story must unfold.
Her teacher said, "Was your homework done
Before you came to class?"
Not really hearing, she answered "No"
When she should have answered "Yes."
Now she sits in detention.
Her desire is at hand.
On her desk sits a story
Whose words are strong and grand.

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jetta.bliss.pulseThis 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. 3, 2013 at 9:10 pm
So much symbolism packed into a poem that may have been deemed literal at first! This is really fantastic and I loved it. Great job!
Angelic_Kitten_Guenyth said...
Jan. 1, 2013 at 10:28 pm
i LOVED this!!!! Everything flowed smoothly. I don't find anything wrong with it. I could relate this to myself, sitting in math class last year. Except I didn't get caught. I really loved it. Im going to favorite it:) 
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