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All I Need Is a Friend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Books fill up my room. Not baseball cards, or pictures of girls, or basketballs. Maybe a blown up picture of … … Pam Anderson might help. Black-framed glasses and a white, pale, lanky body. I should start working out. At least... (more »)
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Memories This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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And I remember she wouldn’t wake up. Her lips were mushed together in a Horrible shade of red They buried my mother in a white dress And red lips. And she couldn’t see. Where are your glasses, Mommy? And still at sixteen I bring them to... (more »)
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Pledge This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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From this point forward I will not stand to be unhappy any longer. I will not stand to be broken down, broken apart, broken-hearted. From this point forward my success does not depend on my waistline and my strength does not depend... (more »)
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When I am Dead This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I am dead, my dearest, don’t stick my bones together with Scotch tape. Do not try to fit them underneath a frame. Use them, one by one, as a weapon, a gavel. My bones, they can be good back scratchers, honey mixers, and hands of... (more »)
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Child Soldiers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Their eyes tell silent stories. Stories that would shock even the darkest of hearts. These eyes have seen worse than some could even dream of. They’ve seen killing and death, and pain and suffering to extents that can be hard to imagine.... (more »)
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Your Heart Was My Home Until You Handed Me an... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I removed the layers of blankets from my aching bones to excavate the secrets that were held together by saliva in papier-mâché envelopes, only to chew on disappointments and lie on shards of fragile stained glass that tampered with my flaws,... (more »)
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
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Just Like You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Feet dangle inches above Tantalizingly taunting … They strive to graze the bicycle’s pedals, Just as my hands strive to emerge From the lemon yellow dress You handed down to me. My slow growth is too far behind Your quick judgment,... (more »)
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Knowing Nothing of This ’Til Then This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I was younger then, but only by months. Curiosity settled unbearably throughout my limbs And I waited Patiently for you to carry yourself down wooden stairs Rightleftright – my ear against olive-colored carpet To make sure that coast was... (more »)
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Another Metaphor of Life This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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bubbles. god’s just a little kid with a big bottle of Miracle Bubbles and a wand dipping, blowing these bubbles all doomed to pop at one point or another. they either drop too fast, before he can catch them, or the biggest ones... (more »)
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Our Relationship Would Be Easier If You Could... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
She emitted a snarl that warned of her vermilion rage, and seized the shiny, silver toaster (my breakfast cookware of choice) and brandished it above her head with threats of defenestration. Oh dear, how will I ever create exquisite frozen... (more »)
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Distance This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I feel like we are falling apart. Somewhere deep inside of me, I know it’s true. I don’t want to believe it – I don’t want to believe we have drifted because of the distance. The way I speak to you and the way you speak to me Our... (more »)
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A Play On A Play On Words This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When the tides change I’ll be free to drown among my people in the ancient lands of nowhere nowhere you would go with a head upon my hat and feet upon my shoes it’s time to go inside to survive the cold of the air conditioning in my... (more »)
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Time Takes a Breath This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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,... (more »)
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The Color of Crying This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dim and dark on sunken wings the melting glow of tears on skin and dint of pressure grasping spare and turning raw those gaping eyes stinging the sight of what is right in front of us. (more »)
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Ghosts of The Past
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Look at you now! You crawl, you fall, You walk, you stumble.. As if I can’t see all that your eyes are telling me, So sore, they beg to be forgiven, Yet why do you cry dry tears I can’t see? We’ve been down that road together,... (more »)
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