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She’s the one
who’s gonna save the world,
who’s gonna save you, boy,
from whatever ails you.
A multi-symptom drug
to make sure you don’t get too addicted
to the poetic upper of being
down.

She’s the one who swears
to inaugurate her beach house
with banana pancakes and sleeps all day
on off-white sheets
held in a pair of warm arms
or curled up by herself
(She likes to believe she could die alone
and happy.)

Please understand,
she would love to make you her world,
but fears another apocalypse,
even though she knows she’d survive
with stronger wings than before.
Please understand,
she would love to love you forever,
but forever always seems to define itself differently
than she’d like,
so make no promises, and waste
all the time you have
together.

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jeseerThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 25, 2012 at 1:55 pm:
Would you mind to read some of mine?
 
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jeseerThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 25, 2012 at 1:53 pm:
This is great. Bravo!
 
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Let-Love-In said...
Feb. 14, 2012 at 4:25 pm:
one of my favorite poems on here ever!!!
 
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broken.winged.ravenThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 3, 2012 at 12:32 am:
i love this piece! it is so like me :) please check out my work!
 
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WhoWillCareIfEveryoneDied said...
Aug. 25, 2011 at 8:39 am:
Beautiful. i have work on here i would really appreciate it if you guys can check it out and tell me what you think. Thanks :)
 
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Aderes18This 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...
Apr. 18, 2011 at 5:05 pm:
I really enjoy this poem!
 
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Marlyre This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 15, 2010 at 9:34 pm:
it has the whisper of a song thriving in it... read some of mine?
 
Aderes18This 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. replied...
Apr. 18, 2011 at 5:05 pm :
I agree with you!
 
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.love.it.all. said...
Aug. 15, 2010 at 7:21 am:
oh my gosh. this is amazing. i love it.
 
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Fiona. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 5, 2010 at 6:38 pm:
God, do I love this. You have real talent.
 
oracle-of-nonsense This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 5, 2010 at 7:06 pm :
Thank you so much for the comment, and for taking the time to read this. :)
 
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Sabrinahco said...
Mar. 18, 2010 at 11:21 pm:
Woow (: I LOVE it. It really good to me. Nice work!
 
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monster rocks!!!!! said...
Feb. 16, 2010 at 9:43 pm:
this touch my heart !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! love it soo much:)
 
oracle-of-nonsense This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Feb. 18, 2010 at 4:14 pm :
Thank you.
 
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bamboom212 said...
Nov. 2, 2009 at 3:16 pm:
i agree with KatK. I loved the part about promises. Very true and honest. I've also been there. This was awesome gr8 job!
 
oracle-of-nonsense This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 2, 2009 at 6:21 pm :
Thank you :)
 
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KatKaeli said...
Oct. 11, 2009 at 4:13 pm:
You are very astute - enough so to have put to words exactly what I'm sure many people feel all at once. I loved the part about forever not defining itself the way we want it to. And the importance of not making promises. Promises are hard to stomach when you can't believe in forever. I've been there. Very nice job.
 
tara* replied...
Jan. 31, 2010 at 9:17 pm :
one word--agreed!!
 
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marykate:) said...
Jul. 21, 2009 at 1:39 pm:
awhh that was sweet very well written and very true
 
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DinosoarJen This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 23, 2009 at 9:44 pm:
Really good!

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