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SILENT
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In a quiet place Peaceful Relaxing Secured Calm Not a word To say Not a single Sound In this Quiet place.   Sitting straight In the middle of Paradise Meditating Full of dreams Radiant health Eternal youth End in peace... (more »)
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Late Night Side Note
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October 30th 2017 10:46 pm As I am writing this, it has nothing to do with the one I am currently with, just past feelings which repeat, I guess they aren’t too important, but some things need to be expressed so they don’t stay,... (more »)
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keratin This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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tempted skin flakes off your face, it forms unsightly canyons. your cloudy eyes burn holes in the mirror, and nails transform your palms to caverns. red. red. red. the color beneath the surface; where keratin wraps like cellophane,... (more »)
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Neutral This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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to perfect the ART of … what is it? Emptiness is harsh, yet Subdued is mild. numb (like ice) – thin like paper cut too soon from a reaching pine. The closer she stretches (races desperately) toward Canopy, teeth... (more »)
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Tear More This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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An aggressive stare at a defenseless other A stoic unbothered face in the face of danger A senseless joy in war and destruction A man A teen An adolescent A boy I’m trapped I can see through the lens of the man box I am placed... (more »)
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At Age 23 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The shell of a movieworker is all dust Crumbles away with each exhale Scatters to the ground like it never existed Returning to the earth Sweeping the aisles littered with wrappers and popcorn Never put in mouths— always on the... (more »)
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i am enough This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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when i watch you from the wings, fingers pulling on the ripples of curtains, skin enveloped by your shadow, i bite my lip to hold back my voice. because, though i am quiet, i am not silent. i can look right at the lights and not... (more »)
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Garbage This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Suburban majesty is sanitation, riding away on its big, blue chariot (more »)
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By Definition This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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By definition, gray is the blur between black and white, the empty space between together and apart. To me, gray is the hollow yellow of a summer spent alone, the sick violet undertone of a bruising memory, and all the colors in... (more »)
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mango juice This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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my sister drinks mango juice in the kitchen, she sways to an imaginary beat and taps her feet against the blue-tile floor, (her thoughts are melting into the air, i try to catch them but they slip through my fingers and suddenly... (more »)
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Jellyfish This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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With eyes closed to rationality, I gaze out at the breathtaking sea, dipping my toes into crippling fear. For here I wobble, tilting in the sharp, salty air. Knowing, just knowing that tentacles of a murky hue will caress my... (more »)
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Flames and Waves This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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If I can have every sun-touched pine in the tear-dropped forest, you can have every golden sunflower, ecstatic with life. If I can have the unsought, yet verbose letters of those lost in the waves, you can have the selcouth trails,... (more »)
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Addiction This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When the world ends, it will end in red. No silky sheets, no silver bed, No cancer to erase my head; Just millions of memories dead. It’s running ’til your knees give out. It’s a painful and eternal shout –... (more »)
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Drip Slip This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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  Melting Falling Floating Dripping Wondering Asking Questions Thinking We do not think when we are on the floor  You are nothing when you walk through the door I’m familiar with this world of dark... (more »)
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The Painted Garden This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Thick, gray clouds painted themselves Over the cerulean blue sky, Dragging cold, graceful shadows Across the once vibrant land In confident brush strokes. Willow branches empty of leaves fall limp, Dripping like watery paint Onto... (more »)
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it is snowing outside This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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it is five in the morning and i have decided to watch the sun come up the night has been a blur of instagram and elementary season two and “am i depressed” quiz i have learned that the popsicle diet is a 100% real thing that... (more »)
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