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Dim and dark
on sunken wings
the melting glow
of tears on skin
and dint of pressure
grasping spare
and turning raw
those gaping eyes
stinging the sight
of what is right in front of us.

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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K-Will said...
Dec. 14, 2009 at 6:11 pm:
I really like this poem, i just joined this website. I'd like all of you to read! i just entered some work, so it should be on next week i guess! Please read and comment:) thanks,
 
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iloveyouforever said...
Dec. 14, 2009 at 3:47 pm:
omg that is soo beautiful =]
 
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sasssgirrrl22 said...
Dec. 14, 2009 at 3:19 pm:
luvvvvvvvvvvvvv it :P
 
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XxEmo_Gurl26xX said...
Dec. 14, 2009 at 8:12 am:
i loveee this poem. great job! (:
 
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project827 said...
Dec. 11, 2009 at 4:53 pm:
now this is a nice poem. thumbs up keep it up.
 
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Nechama said...
Dec. 8, 2009 at 7:36 pm:
I really get the whole crying thing. I wish I was this good at writing poems. I write more than anything when I'm sad. It helps. I know. I've been there. I really like it. It caputes the essence of crying. Keep writing.
 
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chrisbriones said...
Nov. 22, 2009 at 9:50 pm:
so the tears were necessary to relieve your impaired vision? doesn't everyone, right?
 
Andie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 22, 2009 at 10:04 pm :
Yes exactly! Thanks for understanding!
 
chrisbriones replied...
Nov. 22, 2009 at 11:22 pm :
im not trying to insult anyone or anything, but i just cant stand it when people just say something like "i love it!", "it was very good/deep/well written...etc", and so on. i want to hear what people think of what i wrote, not how i wrote. the impression is more important than the style or induced awe. i wish more people could cry to relieve their impaired vision so that they may be able to see what you want them to see...something more in depth, more....everything. not lite... (more »)
 
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despurlock This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 22, 2009 at 6:45 pm:
I really love this poem! It is beautiful and touching. Phenomenal work!
 
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unfamil-LIAR-minds said...
Nov. 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm:
I love this poem because I'm feeling very emotional right now and it speaks to me.
 
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lindsey said...
Nov. 16, 2009 at 2:11 pm:
Outragious!! WOW! I Love It!! Great Job!!
 
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emily.louise said...
Nov. 14, 2009 at 2:57 pm:
Beautiful! I like how it was short and simple. Just how it was simple made it not so simple!
 
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megm5099 said...
Nov. 10, 2009 at 10:47 am:
wow i like it its sweet and to the point
 
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Joyful_angel said...
Nov. 7, 2009 at 10:37 am:
this is a good poem~ very well written~
 
Joyful_angel replied...
Nov. 7, 2009 at 10:38 am :
try checking out poems by me...i like feedback
 
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Paig3Cagl3 said...
Nov. 5, 2009 at 2:56 pm:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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Lostinbooks This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 31, 2009 at 11:51 pm:
I'm not sure where to start.
This is incredibly well written: concise, strong rhythm, deep meaning, elegant word choice...
It is, well, beautiful. Meaningful, unique, something people can relate to.
Some poems just stand out. This is one of them. Good job!
 
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Rkingett This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 31, 2009 at 11:31 am:
dear god! i loved this work! it is so simple yet so briliant!
 
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elle russelville AL. said...
Oct. 20, 2009 at 7:38 pm:
i think it's very deep and i luv the last 2 lines i feel like this sum times. keep up the good writeing
 
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