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Teen Takeover Poem of the Month: April

Teen Takeover’s staff will be teaming up with Versify’s Poem of the Month contest. Every month, Teen takeover will have its own Poem of the Month, written by one of our staff members. You can learn more about Versify’s contest … Continue reading

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Teen Takeover Poem of the Month: March

Teen Takeover’s staff will be teaming up with Versify’s Poem of the Month contest. Every month, Teen takeover will have its own Poem of the Month, written by one of our staff members. You can learn more about Versify’s contest … Continue reading

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Emily

Cranberry sunsets are painted across your grave. I still think every flower that sprouts from your plot ought to be the exact shade of your hair. And so, you will stay scarlet with the blood of life for as long … Continue reading

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The Bayou

On the banks of a marshy inlet sits a little old house. Just one lone shanty holding the secrets of the bayou, It whispers at night to the birds of the marsh speaking of loneliness. These secrets stay suspended in … Continue reading

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Say something coherent

They said: say something coherent about how life is.   I mumbled through the response and my voice faded to black, like movie screens.   It was chilly the day my response was cut off, and eventually my toe was … Continue reading

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Fish for Dinner

My beautiful fish. Scale-ene like a triangle different from each side each angle and view brings a different perspective of those glittering scales and the tiny thin fins that wave on its back my beautiful fish you smell horrible right … Continue reading

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Cole/Coal

Cole Bold big-boy patterns this year in from the speakers worn by the believers my zinging nightmare comes in from the deep mines. Coal like the blackness and the heaviness that is my zinging nightmare come straight off the runways. … Continue reading

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The Heiress Who Sang the Faeries’ Doom

In the light of mid-morning, see you the simple light of evening none, and hear you none, the sorrow in the singing, the silent heiress on simple throne.   For the end of the day, and end of all night, … Continue reading

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The Rustling of Leaves

Whimsical lives in the imagination, Where curious ideas sleep until awakened, But whimsy can be found anywhere. Whimsical is in the rustling of the weeping willow, And the sparkling stars of the ink black sky. Whimsy is everywhere to be … Continue reading

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Today, I am a Witch

It’s true, you know, what they say. No, not “Good things come in small packages.”   “It’s real if you’re dressed right.” I am dressed right; I feel the power.   It tingles in fingertips, the witchy rays of lightning. … Continue reading

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