I Got the Joy! This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

January 21, 2009
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I got the joy
to pop the corn
side the walk
swing the set
mock the bird
glow the worm
gas the light

To
break the fast
ice the box
stair the well
school the boys
bubble the gum
french the kiss

To
yellow the fever
treasure the chest
miracle the grow
marry the gold
night the mare

To
jump the jack and back again
I believe
I believe I got it … that joy!

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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torinae said...
today at 7:58 am
I love this poem!
 
Poetgirl1 said...
Mar. 15 at 8:19 am
I love how this has a much deeper meaning than just splitting the words in half. You are an amazing poet. Keep up the great work and don' t ever stop writing.
 
Lily">This 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. said...
Jan. 8 at 1:57 am
i love this !
 
B">This 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. said...
Dec. 14, 2017 at 3:02 am
I love this so much and it's relateable. Beautiful writing :)
 
Tohoak said...
Apr. 7, 2017 at 10:45 am
Nice write!!
 
official.crizz said...
Dec. 8, 2016 at 1:39 pm
keep up the good work is ghud poem goes with the flow. it kinda sounds like a song but with out a beat.
 
JackiehernandezzThis 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. said...
Dec. 8, 2016 at 1:26 pm
such a cool poem. i love this, your title is beautiful. keep up the good work
 
Colbra said...
Oct. 3, 2016 at 11:53 am
absolutly amazing
 
isuess said...
Oct. 3, 2016 at 12:19 am
this is so beautiful and refreshing! good job
 
Lilaa said...
Jul. 7, 2016 at 6:09 pm
I love this!!
 
LongLazyDays55 said...
Jul. 8, 2012 at 8:54 am
Sounds like a song. I like the way you've worded your poem. It's different and new, which is cool. Congrats on getting published in the magazine!
 
ToPonJah This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 6, 2012 at 6:46 pm
Wow! I really like this! Thank you for causing a happy little skip in my Oh-So heavy heart!
 
LCMyers13 said...
May 25, 2012 at 3:55 pm

This is a great piece. Very original, rhythmic, and fun to read. That's what I always shoot for. Great job.

 

 
laurensoccer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 5, 2012 at 5:01 pm
I love how original this piece is. It speaks volumes when an author has a totally unique voice and outlook. Keep writing!!!!
 
remembermeplz said...
Jan. 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm
trully amazing =)
 
deathdragon1240 said...
Jan. 4, 2012 at 12:53 pm
its so confuseing
 
Claydub said...
Dec. 23, 2011 at 6:12 pm
Amazing :)
 
Fia-fia said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 9:19 pm

Hahaha I love this! It is so cheery! Thank you

:)

 
raindance72 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 8:50 pm
This was great! I loved it and never would have come up with something so clever and joyful. Hope you don't plan on leaving the writing world....you have big talent and huge potential!
I'd love it if anyone would take a look at my work, I'm dying for some new feedback (especially on "Helium Balloons")
 
raindance72 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 8:51 pm
Also I love the image you chose...just thought I'd add that! :)
 
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