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

give this old man a childhood

we say there is no beauty in deteriorating flesh
no character in scars
nothing fascinating about ghostly eyes
that watched everything dissipate
he does not want to die
say it now, say it does not end
break what is left of his failing body
when you lie like you have a choice and say

not tonight, there is no time

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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Mckay This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 16, 2015 at 9:29 pm
I read your poetry, and I'm speechless with your spectacular writing. Don't quit. You've got a talent. 5/5
 
SpidersAcrossStars This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 21, 2015 at 4:50 pm
@Mckay Thank you so much for all your comments :))
 
Enypenny99 said...
Jan. 18, 2015 at 6:35 pm
Wow I love this!
 
SpidersAcrossStars This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 22, 2015 at 2:06 am
thank you :))
 
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