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Don't be a Hero This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

Don't be a hero,
a human is so much better
Delightfully decrepit,
a little ugly
Inhale its imperfection
Rejoice in beauty marks,
they hold true beauty
Always
hungry for something
dripping with desire
ringing with repulsion
exquisitely ephemeral
contorted by the aching
yearning
to be a hero
Don't be a hero

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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EmmettHerculeLaFave said...
Mar. 3, 2013 at 11:21 pm
Excellent! Beautiful point, beautifully said. Perfect word choice and it flowed expertly. 
 
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