Revenge of the Bubble Child This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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I bet you never thought
That this day would come
The day when I could touch you
Be near you
And breathe in your scent

After more than five years
Of bimonthly injections
This glorious day
Has finally arrived

Consider this revenge
For the rashes and runny noses
Consider this revenge
For the hives and itchy eyes
Consider this revenge
For all the days
I had to be a bubble child

Your reign is over, grass
The gas tank is full
All I have to do is pull the cord
It’s payback 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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TheShakespeareSpeaker said...
Jun. 20, 2016 at 6:56 pm
Yeah, allergies suck. I used to have horrible migraines and I couldn't breathe. Going outside during springtime was almost suicidal for me, until I found a medication that worked for me. Glad something like that happened to you.
 
JustagirlthatwritesThis 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...
Jun. 24, 2015 at 6:43 pm
Well, I don't have allergies a bad as you but I understand your joy that you can go outside and mow for the first time. I have asthma that restricts me from do everything that I want to do.
 
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