dialogue This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

January 7, 2014
By , Fair Lawn, NJ
the psychiatrist says
maybe, you just want to be sick.

i say
maybe,
i just want to be dead.

the psychiatrist says
if that's true,
i have to tell your mother.

my mother says
that's not true,
you're just faking.

i say
you're right,
it's not.

i say
i'm fine.

i lie.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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