Jewelry | Teen Ink


January 10, 2011
By RedheadAtHeart ELITE, Mountain Home, Idaho
RedheadAtHeart ELITE, Mountain Home, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
Love with open hands. - Madeleine L'Engle

I shake my hand and it jingles
Like sleigh bells tend to do
I wonder if you notice
That I’m wearing something new
You know I don’t like jewelry
I think it’s way too fake
And something about your expression
Tells me I’ve made a mistake
I know you don’t like my change
Because you never do
But this time I don’t care
It’s not up to you
If I really want to change
And you don’t think it’s me
Be patient, let me try it out
If it’s wrong, be sure I’ll see
I just want to test the waters
I’ll change back eventually
Besides it won’t kill anyone
It’s just some old jewelry

The author's comments:
This is meant to be a merciless jab at an old boyfriend who used to question me relentlessly when I changed the way I looked.

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on Jun. 19 2014 at 12:40 am
malloryryan07 BRONZE, Brookwood, Alabama
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I think we've all had an ex like that haha ! Very descriptive. Loved it!

on Jan. 21 2011 at 4:43 pm
rachelnicole1257 SILVER, Mountain Home, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
"Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are good is like expecting bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian." ~Dennis Wholey

I love this poem, chica! Which old boyfriend were you refering to? (You can email me the answer to that question.) :P