Vitality This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

There's a kindness under every gunshot.

A corporal sin
sleeping under the tongue
of every clean cut preacher.

I once saw Eden
in a bowl of fruity pebbles.
Each flake built a vibrant
island on my spoon.
They colored the milk
with a synthetic rainbow.
I swallowed it with the
infinity in my stomach.

Something's growing here,
clawing at my lungs,
breaking ribs,
pushing its way
up my throat.

I swallow hard,
take a breath,
Hold it.

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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SeeGSHang This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 13, 2016 at 10:33 pm
Oh, my. This piece rendered me speechless.
 
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Jun. 13, 2016 at 6:21 pm
This is amazing. Never stop writing! I can't stop rereading this...
 
JMCALLINI This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 13, 2016 at 3:53 pm
The imagery is beautiful in this piece!!!!
 
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