Fish of thought This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

June 8, 2014
They swim in the puddles in my head,
Keeping me from sleep in the night,
Turning shadows in the moonlight
To men with bloody knives,
Monsters with teeth of sharpened steel,
Giant spiders looking for a meal

Sometimes they make me shy
Sometimes they make me cry
Sometimes they make me wish to die

But I always feed my fish of thought,
Always change their water
And check their scales for rot.

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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WinterRose1976 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 28, 2014 at 1:59 pm
Fantastically original and clever. Nice job!
 
JRaye This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 17, 2014 at 10:59 pm
Really simple, deep and meaningful poem. I loved it and can absolutely relate! :)
 
unicornpowerThis 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. 17, 2014 at 5:44 pm
Wow guys thanks so much!
 
Nightmaresalive said...
Jun. 17, 2014 at 5:26 pm
Your work is awesome
 
_Zavery_ said...
Jun. 17, 2014 at 3:33 pm
Absolutely brilliant poetry! I cant believe this isnt the most commented article on Teenink, because the metaphors and imagery used in this are just amazing! good work 
 
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