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

By GreyGirl, Pohang,Kyungbuk, Korea, Republic of

Below and deep down,
The sky is still blue,
And there are still weeds to be pulled.

Below and deep down,
I huddle in a boat with no sail,
And watch the birds with gills fly through the sky.

Below and deep down,
It's very lonely.
I was wrong about the mermaids – there
are none.

Below and deep down,
The sky presses down,
And it rains day and night.

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