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Sadness is not beautiful.
A bloodstained bathtub is not art.
Self-hatred will not make you seem
intelligent,
or mysterious,
or burdened with great emotional
death.
It will bury you.
Suffocate you.
It will wring your bones dry
and fill your lungs with sand.
and I know that the world is a
terrible place. and I know
that the sky is far more
beautiful when broken
behind the sun
but please understand
that a flower
can never blossom
while kept
in the dark.

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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TanviKusumThis 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...
Jun. 22 at 12:08 pm:
You are right! I know what you mean by that.
 
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meowitselizabethThis 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...
Mar. 22 at 10:39 am:
This gave me chills. It's incredible. I love the line about filling your lungs with sand because that is exactly what it feels like. Keep writing and stay strong. You're talented.
 
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FaithHope said...
Mar. 21 at 11:51 am:
I love this, its amazing. You're a really good poet!
 
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