Polar Opposites | Teen Ink

Polar Opposites

May 7, 2021
By caydensmykowski BRONZE, Wyndmere, North Dakota
caydensmykowski BRONZE, Wyndmere, North Dakota
3 articles 0 photos 0 comments

She was the girl who never put her body on display.

Her hair was always put in a loose bun.

Her lips sealed shut.


He was the guy who laughed loudly at the front of the class.

His hair fell perfectly on his sculpted face.

His humor being rude and sarcastic.


Now, sweetheart this is no love story.

You'd expect them to be polar opposites.

But the fresh cuts on both their wrists forbid me to assume that...

The author's comments:

We have a lot more in common with others than you'd think.

Similar Articles


This article has 3 comments.

Lydiaq ELITE said...
on May. 15 2021 at 2:12 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
169 articles 51 photos 1024 comments

Favorite Quote:
The universe must be a teenage girl. So much darkness, so many stars.


on May. 11 2021 at 7:43 pm
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
201 articles 23 photos 1052 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

woah- twist!

hey with 20 votes maybe this will become the new norm for top voted, not something from 2009 that's really irrelevant now.

on May. 11 2021 at 11:54 am
Rileygetsthem55 BRONZE, Wyndmere, North Dakota
1 article 1 photo 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And into the field I go to lose my mind and find my soul"

Minty toes