Shawn L. Bird

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poem-smells like teen spirit June 6, 2014

Filed under: Poetry,Teaching — Shawn L. Bird @ 9:34 am
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In response to my comment

she gives me a look

like I am covered with manure

and am suggesting she join me

wallowing in a pig pen.

Nose flared, forehead creased,

like she has scented

something foul, she raises a brow

and turns away with a scowl,

still here in body, but not in spirit,

while her friends chatter and giggle

pleasantly with me.


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