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

It's a lingering, not a rush
of feeling, but
it stays with
you.
It haunts
you.
It's waking up in a cold sweat,
thinking she was lying next to you, but she's gone,
and you could have sworn
she
was the warm rush of air on your barren
neck.
That's what love is,
a lingering.

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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MckayThis 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...
Nov. 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm
Lovely definition and metaphor of love. It lingers, tarries, takes its time. "It haunts/ you" so true. Congrats on the Editors' Choice. 
 
Seth.B.Chillin This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 15, 2013 at 6:22 pm
Thank you so much for rating both of my free verse. I'm glad you see the depth to both :D  
 
AmazinGraceThis 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. replied...
Jan. 27 at 7:59 am
Wow Seth, I completely agree. This piece displays amazing amount of talent. 
 
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