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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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Scarlet A. said...
Oct. 15, 2009 at 5:36 pm:
:)
very clever.
 
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writer24/7/365 said...
Sept. 2, 2009 at 1:17 am:
humorous
 
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messie.egghead said...
Sept. 1, 2009 at 11:48 pm:
this is awesome!
i love how you don't stick to anything traditional with its format.
it's greatttt:)
 
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Ashley C. said...
Sept. 1, 2009 at 7:08 pm:
this is very well written. i love the tone of voice.
 
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aspiring.author.09 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 24, 2009 at 5:56 pm:
Cute, nice work.
 
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Joegirl2418 said...
Aug. 23, 2009 at 9:50 pm:
haha this is cute. btw i know someone in enumclaw! do you know a kayla r?
 
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goddessofflames95 said...
Aug. 19, 2009 at 1:06 am:
deep. funny. great.
 
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Marc J. said...
Jul. 9, 2009 at 5:42 am:
this is great! =]
 
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Cheyenne D. said...
Jun. 28, 2009 at 8:15 am:
Haha soo silly but extremely sweet!!
I loved it!
Great writing!
 
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