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Most Recent Free Verse Poems

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Love {Her Perspective}
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“I love you. I’ll change, please don't leave!”   A constant memory of you begging me You held my hands and looked in my eyes. With your eyes, Filled … With Tears. “I love you. I’ll... (more »)
In the Gloom
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Tongue loosens in my silent mouth Breaths rush out more smoothly than a silent lamb, A spark lights inside the steel of my chest And metal melts to wax. Fingers move more freely up and down Than they ever while outside the compound of my... (more »)
The Universe Doesn't Care This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The dictionary defines the belief of Nihilism as: the extreme skepticism of nothing in the world having a real existence. Essentially the fact that-- the universe does not care. To it we are a fragment of dust, perhaps even much... (more »)
Humans
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We are all aware that calamities befall us, yet still we hold tight to our arrogance; "No one has that bad of luck," you say.   So you buy your ticket to France or China or Peru, and as you're crashing- through the... (more »)
Letter to Helena - I am falling apart.
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Helena, my heart betrayed my mind. I keep falling, calling, drowning. Helena, I'm sorry, For playing my part, badly as I knew. I wish that I was, as strong as you needed your lover to be. Helena, moment was the way to live for me,... (more »)
Skeletal Gardener This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I went harvesting for a brain Better than mine I walked down rows Of grassy field To find the ripest one No lobotomy could fix me So I removed my severed brain I plucked the ripest one, Put it in my head And planted the old... (more »)
Break Away from Pain This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Break away from the pain. Remember that you being strong won’t be in vain, Especially if you get back up, And I’ll be there to help you through the bad. Kiss away the pain, don’t be sad. Another day goes by Where... (more »)
From Below This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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For a long time, or maybe just a moment, everything is black. I squint until static tessellates my eyes, but the hum does not compete with the nothingness. A foreign sound no louder than a whisper, rolling like voiceless... (more »)
Unique Use This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I was the comfort my brother needed whenever he felt shy. The snarls of hair that made my sisters cry. The shadow that danced beneath my dad’s feet. And the pain that never allowed my mother to sleep. I am the sweet sugar used... (more »)
Coming Out This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I could show you I could sever the binds But do you really expect me to when I’d be forced to dissect myself for you to analyze like an object To slice open my skin and let you see everything pour out All the transparent... (more »)
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A Captured Orbit This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The cream in her coffee A tiny universe Small galaxies merging with a darker force A black hole swirling into a single point The spoon brisked against the mug Round and round Captured into orbits Until the white disperses The... (more »)
trust This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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falls quickly take care of your trust be aware of where you put it: some hands get dirty. (more »)
Sometimes I Think of Robert Frost This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Robert Frost once wrote a poem about a fork in the road. He spoke of two directions in which he could go. He voiced his decision to stray off the beaten road. He decided to go down the less traveled road. He claimed it made all the... (more »)
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Loving Me to Pieces This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“I love you to pieces” was not true Because he broke me into pieces But it was not love that did it. “I love you to pieces” was not true Because loving is not only the saying of the word But the following... (more »)
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Eulogy of a Dying Star This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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This place is colder than frozen hell, Blacker than the inside of my mind by night, When ghosts whirl about me, fallen leaves In a tornado of absence. Where are my friends? My family? My children? Gone, long gone, fever dreams that... (more »)
Night This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I was younger, my thoughts were too heavy to let me float up to the dreams. My heart would tick in rhythm with the clock, back and forth from the closed curtains, to the creaky wardrobe. When I was younger, my bones were too... (more »)
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