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I sit with my feet up on the dashboard,
music bursting from the speakers in rhythmic little puffs,
windows rolled down just enough so I can dangle my left hand over the edge.

I can faintly hear the wind pecking at the cracks on the door,
sending the puddles of water on the ground into frantic ripples
and propelling crackled autumn leaves onto my car windshield.

I close my eyes and listen to the storm battering around me,
enjoying the balmy sensation of the car vents breathing hot air,
warming my skin despite the bitter cold outside.

For once I have nowhere to be, no deadlines to meet, no class to rush to,
and so I stay here just a little while longer while the world races on around me.

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Duckie430This 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...
Sept. 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm:
good poem with great imagery!
 
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aveawave said...
Aug. 28, 2011 at 9:41 pm:
GREAT JOB! i really can not write like you! I wish i could though.! would you mind checking out my work? help me out a bit?
 
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ArtistGirlThis 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...
Aug. 28, 2011 at 7:58 pm:
BTW, come check out my poems please! I need some feedback.
 
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ArtistGirlThis 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...
Aug. 28, 2011 at 7:56 pm:
An amazing piece of work! It's well written and has an air of peacefuless to it. I can almost feel what you're describing in your poem. I'd tell you to continue writting, but that would be a waste of time, because I have a feeling you'll be writting for a long time. :)
 
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luv2run2299This 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...
Aug. 28, 2011 at 3:13 pm:
Amazing! Love it! KEEP WRITING!
 
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Janeyy said...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 5:19 pm:
This is such a beautiful poem! It really relaxed me :) 
 
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Lola_Black said...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 2:24 pm:
sweet! I love the imagery. The vivid descriptions. Fantastic! Five stars!
 
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purplequeen said...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 9:00 am:

Can you guys comment on mine!!??

If you do I will comment on yours.!!

 
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purplequeen said...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 9:00 am:
awww... pretty
 
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RhythmAndRhyme said...
Jul. 15, 2011 at 3:00 pm:
This sounds like a perfect place to be. You described it so wonderfully! I love this. Great job! 5/5!
 
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TAR11 said...
Jul. 15, 2011 at 8:16 am:
Nice work.  Please check out my poems From the Hilltop and Anonymous' Inferno. 
 
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dancer11srubin said...
Jul. 15, 2011 at 3:48 am:
wow i felt like i heard and saw you're writing is was beautiful. nice job :)
 
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msoccerm345 said...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 9:07 pm:
i like this. you are very good with your descriptions. it is a very beatiful poem that can teach people to enjoy the simple things in life. you are so talented:) keep it up
 
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RanaHewezi1998This 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...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm:
nice & simple :)
 
lambertluver112 replied...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 5:03 pm :
i like it... kind of beautiful in it's own way!(:
 
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VampryaShadow said...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 4:52 pm:

Ur poem is beautiful evn if it is shorter. Could u view my work and c what u think of it? I also hope 2 c alot more from u.

 

 
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freeflow23 said...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 11:47 am:
the perfect title for a perfect poem. very moving.
 
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missunshine93 said...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 7:30 am:
this is good. reminds me of high school.
 
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thedancingwriter said...
Jun. 1, 2011 at 9:53 pm:
i love this! it's exactly what i wish to feel right now!
 
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AlyBug said...
Jun. 1, 2011 at 6:46 pm:
lovee this!! :) it totally describes me
 
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