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I slip on my headphones, adjust them, press play,
And suddenly it’s a concert just for me.
Shuffle to the song that’s been in my head all day,
Then start singing just slightly off-key.

It’s like the music is streaming directly to my brain,
Giving me a sudden urge to dance.
So I surrender to the movements I can no longer contain,
Swaying and shimmying in a spastic performance.

The melody has full hold of my body, like I’m just
Another instrument in this rhapsody.
And then the symphony’s over, swept away like stardust:
I realize it after a few seconds, absentmindedly.

I slip my headphones back off and turn around to see,
That everyone in the room had been staring at me.

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BeilaThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
today at 12:19 am
Great writing! Thanks for telling the story to which too many of us are too embarrassed to admit. I laughed out loud. :D
kksbrnn This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 14, 2013 at 7:08 pm
Wow, this is hilarious!
Josephinecatherine1 said...
Jun. 23, 2013 at 4:54 am
Love it, so very relatable. 
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