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Monster This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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There’s a monster growing inside of me. Not that you could tell by looking at me. Yet. It creeps through my veins, And my lungs, My spine, Myself. Sometimes I can’t tell where I end And it starts. I feel like it... (more »)
Trips
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Told me you wanna escape, tonight? Got a future set in sight. Chancing it all on me, right? Hold my hand tight, We can hop on the next flight. She says she's sick of being stuck, Well, this is your best luck. Follow along with me, girl,... (more »)
My People
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My people are the ones who love to laugh in play, but they never get a chance because they get hurt everyday Live really far far away, pushed through, In to the dirt, no one cares if they get burnt.   My people are the ones who pray... (more »)
Love Song
By , Seattle, WA
VERSE 1: Headlights, And staring eyes that see Out of sight, Crying inside in the Moonlight, Why is there so much to learn?   Maybes, But they mean no, yeah I'm not  Crazy, Will it be like it's been  Lately, Or will... (more »)
Dolly
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There once was a girl, The little girl was like a social butterfly. Constantly fluttering around in stores nearby. Her cute sundresses billowing beneath the sky. As she once was. She’s always smiling, Playing around outside,... (more »)
The Pain
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There's no stop for my silent cry The cry that's very deep inside The cry I let out every night when I try to fall asleep But as days go by it doesn't work like that I've fallen, I've drowned in the agonizing pain Someone pull me out, and... (more »)
Rain Walking
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I went walking in the rain. The pitter patter of the rain drops cleared my head. The thought of his face calmed my nerves. I thought of all the places I would rather be instead. While I stared into the mist that touched the Earth. I went... (more »)
Hate in a Txt
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With every hateful word, With every typed line, You fan embers of anger, Embers that are mine, That were once a fire, But have died over time.   With every hated word, With every typed line, You add heat to the flames,... (more »)
Oblivion
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[Intro : Me (Xela)]   Dear life, I’m sorry about the mistakes I made. I’m not perfect. Sometimes, I wonder, is it even worth it? Time and time again, I need something else to give me joy. Can’t I give myself happiness? But even if... (more »)
The First
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Mentality collapsed in an office chair,  Hating to write like this again,  We could be the first. Walking water victim,  Ribs of sand,  He used to call me the sun.  We could be the first,  Baby,  We could be the first. ... (more »)
Goodnight.
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Verse 1: Yellow eyes, Sweet, Sweet paw, You would gnaw wanting a straw, Little girl learned to love so well, Toe baby you scraped my knee, Only cat that froze white as snow, You were all I ever had to look at, Chorus: My momma said to... (more »)
She Knows
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She knows Just how it hurts To be so close and far away but we make it work I see that you ready girl you so wet I could surf No this ain't no child's play I'm lit with no purp Let's get lost you got the juice NANA don't quit it We so... (more »)
Absolute
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I'll probably never see you grow into a woman. I'll probably never see you after this one-night stand. And I'll probably never see myself put that ring on your hand. Though give me a chance, give me a chance to be. The first time I caught... (more »)
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Might be a Duel
By , Dagmar, MT
I'm sittin in a downtown church Listin to the sermon makes me wanna search Deep down in my soul But there might be a duel Between God and satan All of you who are hatin Give it up Cause I don't give a **** Whatever you say or do... (more »)
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Up to the Top
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I couldn't wait to come back to your place. This ain't a dream, you can't escape. You slipped me your key, I knew this was it. No more of this mind-playing bulls***.   You showed me everything you've... (more »)
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Raindrops
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Was just a young mind, I learned how to survive, On my own, without my family.   Was just a young mind, When you met me, Stressing out a book in the library.   When you gave me the scholarship, I saw it as a road,  to... (more »)
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