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For years my life has sung to one tune
Unscratched, the melody beautiful, pure
Set on repeat the disc went on and on
’Til the needle slipped and the music died
Scratched to the core, cut at the heart
Skipping ’til only screams were heard
And when the disc stopped only silence
The drooled refrain which I can’t escape

For this record played our life
Its internal verse that kept us believing
To the deep beat that never let us fall
All faded to a crack and eject
And where time heals the broken
Days just shattered the disc
Pieces of us scattered upon the future
Never again to be heard

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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xobriannexo said...
Apr. 25, 2010 at 7:31 pm
raw. very real. beautiful. :D
 
whitetiger303 replied...
Oct. 18, 2011 at 12:51 pm
really good this poem speaks to me u should check out some of mine.
 
frog-prince said...
Mar. 22, 2010 at 2:11 pm
i love it and i think it's because i can relate to it well =)
 
atreyu2113 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 31, 2009 at 4:03 pm
i love the symbolism in this poem!! its amazing
 
dancedreamer101 said...
Aug. 29, 2009 at 3:28 am
One Word. Beautiful.
 
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