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

The endless conversation
about that one friend of my brother
that messed up in 6th grade
keeps everyone awake.
With my brother gradually getting defensive,
I watch the city skyline
turn into corn fields with sad-faced cattle.
I like looking into other people’s cars to see what they are doing.
It’s a game to guess why they are traveling
through central Indiana.
Can anyone guess why we drive on these roads three times a year?
Roads that go through towns
that are barely large enough to have a name.
I don’t even know how we end up here
year after year.

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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HereSheIsThis 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...
Apr. 8 at 12:20 pm
I love your details about the drive. They make it feel real and relatable to the readers.
 
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