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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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Chaymeriyia said...
Aug. 14, 2010 at 2:55 pm:
i love this poem..
 
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BaiLiHua This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 9, 2010 at 5:05 pm:
That is way cool. Awesome job!
 
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Patience97 said...
May 30, 2010 at 9:54 am:

This is so different, and everything you compare is so different... I like how you can take so many different, and diverse things but fit them together in one poem.

Well done :)

"People will never remember exactly what you said, but they will remember how you made them feel."

 
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perfected_11 said...
May 8, 2010 at 11:13 am:

this was amzing,,, haven't read anything like it..

check out some of mi9 if you could

 

 
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turboman said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 9:51 pm:
It is so offbeat, original, and wonderful. When you talk about joy, good things come naturally!
 
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caughtinaxm0ment said...
Jan. 18, 2010 at 3:45 pm:
This is really original, I Love it (:
 
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waiting... said...
Jan. 5, 2010 at 8:23 pm:
wow this poem actually got me to be happy! i just love it soo much, it clicks w/ me... i must thank you soo much for this poem. excellent, excellent writer
 
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hazeleyes said...
Sept. 27, 2009 at 1:30 pm:
Love it! Very original!
 
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Mikayla M. said...
Sept. 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm:
This poem is lovely. Your joy is evident in not only the words you say, but the way the poem is written. It's simplicity is perfect.
 
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musiclover said...
Aug. 1, 2009 at 8:45 pm:
amazing job.love to read more from you.
 
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LaQuasia J. said...
Jul. 24, 2009 at 4:38 am:
i love this poem . qood work !
 
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Chicken--Pie said...
Jun. 16, 2009 at 7:31 pm:
Cool! I wuv... Amazingly ordered and it really stands out as original. Good work!
 
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Lainee said...
Jun. 15, 2009 at 10:46 pm:
Not only do you have the joy, you've got the talent. Talent of rythm, rhym, and turning crazy sense inside- out so it can be seen right-side up.
 
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kittykat123 said...
Jun. 9, 2009 at 10:08 pm:
good and good style!!!:):D rate my poem here is the link!!! TeenInk.com/raw/Poetry/article/114018/Valley-Forge/
 
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FarmGirl said...
Jun. 2, 2009 at 11:02 pm:
Awesome!!!
 
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dancechik said...
Jun. 1, 2009 at 10:04 pm:
omg i realy loved this so much i printed it and its hanging on my wall now.
 
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annkaykay2011 said...
Jun. 1, 2009 at 2:42 pm:
nice rhythem
 
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Mikala said...
May 26, 2009 at 2:38 pm:
AMAZING! Keep writing.
 
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Alyssa said...
May 26, 2009 at 2:35 pm:
WOW! very good and creative! great job (:
 
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yhonnieb said...
May 22, 2009 at 5:44 pm:
i'm having a bad day, but after reading this poem i have no choice but to smile;-)
 
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