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You say my hair looks like a mane.
I disagree.
Manes belong on lions and I am no animal.

Except for the occasional times when I bare my teeth in anger.
But there’s a part of my animal brain that is still in love with you.

Why?
You only cause me pain, discomfort, and nausea.

The same symptoms cured by a Pepto Bismol tablet.
Next time I see you I’ll make sure to take a couple …

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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blwblw1 said...
Aug. 14, 2012 at 8:05 pm:
I can relate to this PERFECTLY. Great job :)
 
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purplebutterfly said...
Nov. 2, 2011 at 12:40 pm:
this poem was a good one...I think that we all have those days and we all with have those days no matter what goes on in life...
 
purplebutterfly replied...
Nov. 2, 2011 at 12:41 pm :
*will instead of with
 
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whitetiger303 said...
Oct. 18, 2011 at 12:55 pm:
Wow so true. I have that problem right now. I keep thinking of my ex amanda. But I'm not that way anymore. I turned my life over to God.
 
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SavannahMcKenna said...
Oct. 11, 2011 at 9:58 pm:
ooooh, i really love this piece. one of my favorite ones ive read all day. check my stuff out if you want.
 
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chrissie_star said...
Sept. 19, 2011 at 3:05 pm:
i like it!! check my poems out please?
 
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l.iney said...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 12:05 pm:

Nice Job with this i really like it

My stuff doesnt compare but please check it out

 

 
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ashley blake said...
Apr. 18, 2011 at 11:21 am:

This is such a cute peice!!!!I love it so much!!! It was sooo sweet.... what ever you do don't stop writing!!!

 

 
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mrb101 said...
Feb. 11, 2011 at 12:48 pm:
i loved this, and i can most definitely relate to this for certain people that i know, lol :P
 
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KandyKrysten said...
Dec. 29, 2010 at 7:31 pm:
this is amazing and completely perfect :)
 
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kaileyedelman said...
Oct. 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm:
i love love love this!
 
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Marlyre This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 16, 2010 at 6:55 pm:
being a leo, i gotta love the mane! this piece sounds almost like you could use it in a conversation... course mine might be different compared to others.... read some of mine?
 
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MelanieLouise This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 8, 2010 at 10:17 pm:
truly wonderful, i love the almost passive emotion but also lighthearted emotion. great work :) check out some of mine if you get eh chance. i would love your opinion. keep writing, Mel (:
 
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Squirt21 said...
Aug. 8, 2010 at 4:52 pm:
very relatible! love it (:
 
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SarahJumps said...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 4:02 pm:
This might be the most amazing thing I have ever read. keep writing!
 
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Bearded Goth Girl said...
Mar. 24, 2010 at 8:59 am:
One word AMAZING
 
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BMMSKN said...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 5:49 pm:
LOVE THISSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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BMMSKC said...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 9:30 am:
HAHA i love this poem
 
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Sabrinahco said...
Feb. 8, 2010 at 10:31 am:
I like it (:
This is wonderful.
 
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soccerchick6 said...
Jan. 11, 2010 at 5:21 pm:
I love this poem! It's creative and funny and just made me laugh. The perfect poem for ex's you dislike :)
 
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