Anti-Hero This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

February 10, 2009
Saved by a fingertip
holding on
it could never be wrong
to trust you.
Watch me sleep
headphones, face-smush
legs curled, two-handed sleeping face palm.
Silent guardian
Pearl Jam
“… break his nose
if he comes any closer …”
Might have been
nothing to you,
but it carefully
flipped my world.

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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littlekittynekocat said...
Sept. 25, 2012 at 1:15 pm
i really enjoyed reading this poem i thought it was really great keep up the good work!! check out mine sometime if u dont mind! thanks!
Fia-fia said...
May 16, 2012 at 11:37 pm

This is lovely!! Really, the writing is smooth and gliding, but really sweet and well written! Thank you!!!!!


chloe_garrett said...
Jan. 27, 2012 at 8:40 am
Wow. This is absolutely amazing. I love it. Maybe you could check out some of my stuff, comment and rate?
Fia-fia said...
Jan. 5, 2012 at 10:41 pm
This is very interesting, and i don't know quiet what to make of it. I do not understand the title in relation to the poem, but it is a wonderful poem. Very touching and sweet. Thank you :)
Loserrr122 said...
Nov. 22, 2011 at 7:56 pm
I like it butm something about it keeps me at arms length.
Neytiri said...
Nov. 20, 2011 at 3:55 pm
So touching. What else have you written? I remember reading something of yours and crying because it was so good!!! :D
JoshMac said...
Oct. 31, 2011 at 10:27 pm
After spending too long just hoping people would read my poetry, I decided to read someone else's. Glad I did. I love it.
Its.beautiful. said...
Oct. 31, 2011 at 6:45 am
noo. not at all..
livelovesmile said...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 11:09 am

I love the mood this poem gives.

Please comment and rate my new poem "Safe On A Cloud"!! I would really appreciate it! Thanks!

spency said...
Aug. 26, 2011 at 6:34 pm
xximjustmexx said...
Aug. 4, 2011 at 6:16 pm
i really like this poem. it says a lot. can you PLEASE vote and comment my poems? theres a lot of them, but even just commenting on one will make me a very happy person:)
inkers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 7:37 pm
Awesome work. I love the feeling it gave me. <3
Sincerely,Erika said...
Jun. 21, 2011 at 11:47 pm
I like it. its got meaning. :D
Aderes18 said...
Mar. 25, 2011 at 7:42 pm
This poem brings back a lot of memories for me!
mcnwritingsoul said...
Mar. 3, 2011 at 6:32 pm
im young and STARVING for feedback!!! can you guys plllzzzz comment on my poems??
Aderes18 replied...
Mar. 25, 2011 at 7:43 pm
Where are your poems?
ElleNicole replied...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 11:46 am
Comment on mine, too, please? My poem is 'Change' ... thanks if you do.
shybuthappy said...
Dec. 5, 2010 at 8:09 pm
you write soo well so gray. I'm Jelous.
thatpoetgirl said...
Oct. 22, 2010 at 4:57 pm
this is amazing! i love it lots 
CLC93 said...
Jul. 26, 2010 at 3:46 pm
Nice poem. I like the almost surrealistic tone it has. :D
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