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Validate me, endorse me, I’m a written check
Made out for the amount you want, I’m
in transition, cash me in, withdraw my balance,
I belong to you.

Crumpled and forgotten, I’m the original
of the copy you lost in the back of your mind
How can you ignore me,
I’m something that pays!
Representing so much possibility,
I’m just here
waiting unnoticed in your billfold for days.

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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Kailli said...
Dec. 20, 2009 at 8:33 pm
This poems seemed to pull me in. I loved the metaphor you used. Overall, very cool;)
 
KrisQueQuoi This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 16, 2009 at 10:51 pm
Thanks very much! The thing about getting published is that...I never expected it, and I never expected it to be this poem.
Strange, how things work out.
Good luck!
 
SaraB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm
I love your use of metaphor, it's really well done. Congrats on getting published! I hope I do someday, but I've got quite a few years.
 
KPOrr This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 24, 2009 at 2:51 am
This was published in Teen Ink. Thanks guys!
 
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