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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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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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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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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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#6
Always
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There is always someone Who apologises. There is always someone Who remembers. There is always someone Who protects. There is always someone Who notices. There is always someone To love. Slowly and then... (more »)
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Life Lessons
Everyone always says life is hard or unfair. When you are a teenager most people think you don't care. Life as a teenager is hard in itself. Instead of focusing on you you're trying to be like everyone else. Everyday is like... (more »)
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Play Love
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The focus shifts Yet again And we back into our dark corners Faces stony, concealing emotion We do not let on how much it hurts At least, not in your presence How did it happen? Just sunlit moments ago, we had been smiling Our laughter... (more »)
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#9
Keep Writing Keep Writing
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Honestly I can't seem to cope anymore of course everyone has a story, but mine just doesn't seem to open up any door. For me to escape, I want to so badly to leave this place. These people, they don't believe me. For I know I messed up... (more »)
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Renter's Hysteria Results
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You know, she’s just special in some way… Ya? Whaddya mean by that? Well, I don’t know its kinda hard to tell... I mean, well, how does she really make herself special? Well... lemme explain how she is to everyone, like me, got it?... (more »)
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The Power of Osmosis
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Water passes through a selectively permeable barrier. It is not the most romantic process, But it shows the cell accepts the water. It is coveted and important. A lone oil molecule, Something left over, Knocks at the cell’s barrier. No... (more »)
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the kiss
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Its just a kiss they say A contact between two people But it broke my wall and made it fall It made me question, and lose my direction It my heart heart thaw, If its just a kiss then why does my mind replay it, the events the want, the... (more »)
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#13
Thank You
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Thank you for showing me what love looks like. It looks like yelling and screaming, sleeping on the black leather couch. It looks like hotels when you can't stand him. It looks like secret Facebook conversations to your first high school... (more »)
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A Poem
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This is a poem about a boy who was born on October twelfth two thousand to this day he fights a mental illness that is getting a hold of him like ants surrounding a hopeless butterfly. This is a poem about a boy who was diagnosed with a... (more »)
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When My Sun Is Gone
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Depression is like a cloud-- The sun was once fair, Blinding everything to look white, And the world was vivacious. But in the corner, Far away from the sun, A cloud prowls unnoticed towards The beautiful light to feed.... (more »)
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i refuse to be silent
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i was not one to brag not the one to boast one could say that i was moderately meek after all the only fights I had were the ones well fought in my head little men battle viciously perpetually but these little men fired words from my... (more »)
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