Telegraph | Teen Ink


May 11, 2012
By JackieH PLATINUM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JackieH PLATINUM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Don't break character, you've got a lot of heart. ~ The Killers

If I was a telegraph
I don't think I'd stop.
Just one run-on sentence
of dashes and dots.
I'd be read by honest Abe
and maybe spit in his eye
for making hard-working Americans
Believe his lies
I'd travel in an instant
A signal on the wire.
Maybe a telegraph labeled
Urgent or Dire
Not a letter or a text
An email or phone call
Just a tiny telegraph
Going faster than the mini ball.

The author's comments:
I wrote this in history class. The Civil War can be so inspiring.

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