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

There are knicks in the
girls’ bathroom doorknob
and I imagine someone has
a homicidal obsession
and that is where they count
their “privileged” victims.

In high school they all say
the universe is ours to save.
But we ended up just
shrugging our shoulders

and pinning each other up against the lockers.

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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MissingWhatIs said...
May 2, 2009 at 3:44 am
Great meaning and construction. Concise and mysterious.... keep writing.
 
Abreika B. said...
May 1, 2009 at 11:04 pm
Nice don't stop writing!
 
Victoria26 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 28, 2009 at 1:37 am
Nice....I definetely like it. Nice and short.
 
Shannon_McCauley said...
Apr. 27, 2009 at 3:10 pm
good poem and its the truth... keep writing
 
Kumang said...
Apr. 27, 2009 at 8:34 am
its good
 
<3$~DarkAngel~$<3 said...
Apr. 26, 2009 at 7:38 pm
amazingly capturing it has the voice and meaning every good poem shoud
 
Rachel P. said...
Apr. 25, 2009 at 3:43 am
I wish high school wasn't like that. Amazing. Keep writing.
 
MikaLestat said...
Apr. 23, 2009 at 12:37 am
I really love this poem. I'm entering high school this fall, so thanks!
 
LilJ<3 said...
Apr. 22, 2009 at 11:31 pm
Good job, short and descriptive... it has great meaning...CONGRATS
 
blackamethyst said...
Apr. 22, 2009 at 9:28 pm
wow. moving.
 
sacredlyTimorous replied...
Sept. 18, 2010 at 12:51 pm
i caught myself wanting to read more...wishing it was longer...for mine,yours and everyone elses benefit you should keep writing...
 
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