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The Meaning of Love? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
The beating of my broken heart, now chained and locked away, I hear much louder, through the night, than words we never say. As hollow kisses turn to dust and fall against my skin, I pray that I might find the strength to fall in love again.... (more »)
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How to Survive a Fairy Tale This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
If you should find yourself lost in a book,Where certainly no one would think to look,Follow these tips to keep yourself safe, From witch, or from troll, or cold-blooded snake.Be HelpfulIf someone should ask you for a helping hand,Help without... (more »)
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Personal Statement This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     I am variety; pick a topic. I do have a purpose, I simply haven’t unlocked it. My personal statement is my heart and soul: my tragedies and dreams, but most of all my goals. I am a philanthropist, ready and... (more »)
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Loved One This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     As far as the gypsy’s eye can see As low as the clouds that touch the trees The blades of grass, the dying leaves Love consumes endlessly Fluttering of the moth’s gentle wingsThe woman in the woods that... (more »)
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Winter Morn This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     on a lovely winter’s mornnot a leaf or twig or thorncould poke up past the icy sheetor through the overlying sleet.so, comfortably we walk barefooton a footprint path inside the woodwe worry not of rocks or... (more »)
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The Edge-Walkers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     Mirror, mirror witnessing the fall,What is the greatest rue of all?With malice burning, so is Rome,And you dance and stab at tomb and tome.Regardless of their noble state,You are the downfall and the fate.Is learning... (more »)
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Limerick This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   There once was a boy named PeteWho went on a diet of meat.He missed his Life-SaversAnd all their good flavors.If only the meat had been sweet! (more »)
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To the Government, Regarding Katrina This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Scream is what I want to do,“These people died and where were you?”If the Coast Guard too had taken your lead,Hundreds more would have been in need.You claimed that you were unaware That 5,000 plus had just died there. But, possible? I... (more »)
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Snapshots of a Village by the Sea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
empty swings and abandoned dreamshalf-filled notebooks and forest streamsthe road that seemed to go on foreverbroken promises, “always” and “never”Hell-fire and trumpets, the sun sinking lowsecrets told and kept, for only... (more »)
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Where the Sad Things Hide This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
As they kissed for the last timeHis eyes betrayed the cruelty of his crimeShe was broken beyond repairHis last words, “Take care,”Locked into her mind they stoodWhere even death did no goodAnd hidden there in that sad placeIs the trace... (more »)
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The Stranger Across the Room This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I sat in the airport reading a magazineMy eyes started to wander across the sceneThey fell upon a man with dirty clothes and messy hairHe paid no attention to it, he didn’t careHe wore slim-cut jeans and a worn-out hatHe had a tattoo on his... (more »)
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The Rain Came Pouring This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
The rain came pouringAs they lay snoringDeep in dreams Of shouting and screamsChildren crying, bridges fallingCars crashing, French fries crawlingPeople flying People dyingAll through the nightThey toss and turn in frightDreams can be scary,... (more »)
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Little-Known Fact This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It’s a little-known fact that no green’s without blue;One needs a prism of colors to make a new hue.From other shades we draw to concoct our own tincture;Others’ palettes are used when we paint our own picture.What dyes trade... (more »)
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To the Moon From Below This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
My mindless musings often followThe uncertain path of the high-flying swallowBeyond the ground that binds us to our fateBut when comes the morrow’s sun, I find I am too lateAbove our heads and atop the nightIt circles us, too high for... (more »)
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Wordless Protest This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Who is Moore to measure poets but a half? What sorrowful flaw mixes poetry with math? If it doesn’t mix in with the classical norm, Nor embraces the free verse storm, Does it mean it has no place? Because it lacks a voice, Does it... (more »)
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Masquerade This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I moved through over a decade Of ceaseless, senseless masquerade So successful was my charade No friend ever saw through my façade I have contrived a mask That is derived from fear A curtain of obscurities Hiding all my insecurities... (more »)
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