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Stringing the Stars Together This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

I am Superglued together
By the conversations at midnight
With the girl I love
And the sound of rain falling down
In the dead of the night
When sleep evades my grasp
Unfortunately,
I have this tendency
To fall apart all at once
However,
I don't need you to try to reconnect
All of my tattered pieces
Or attempt to string me back together
Trying to figure out how my lines match up
All I need from you is to stay
Hold my hand
While I do my own patchwork
Because I know exactly how to
Reconnect each line on my body
And form it into another constellation
All by myself
And all I ask from you is to stay
While I move the stars
Back into their proper places

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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oxford123 said...
Apr. 22 at 6:43 am:
Well, this is really nice. It really sounds great to imagine this lovely night!
 
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hannahemily said...
Apr. 21 at 12:21 pm:
I really like all the figurative language and imagery you used. I also enjoyed your message about how you are the only one able to fix yourself. Keep up the great work!
 
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