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I am a poet
Caught and torn between the love that I lost and a hope for a better future
I am the high E I can't ever seem to reach
My voice, a constant comfort and betrayer
My soul fears its power

I am a distraught checkerboard
The logic was lost when the curiosity began
Taunting those who listen and laugh
Amused by some who think me aloof

I am what I am
Spiderwebbed with temptations
Silly spells surround me
Drenching my very wrongs
In honey-buttered misinterpretation

I dream at a speed of hummingbird's wings
And my eyes flicker deadly fantasies
No reception will ever pick up

My finger tips are always cold
I hide behind sweet seasonings
Praying that my brittle internal
Will only overcome when I choose to surrender

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Duckie430This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 5, 2009 at 12:21 pm:
i reallllly like this poem alot!
 
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uncle Paul said...
Oct. 3, 2009 at 9:59 am:
Reaching high E, is like learning to run. Start on the ground, push up, start running... nothing is more beautiful, than watching a flower reach to the sky and achieve a dream. Much love and respect Bella, love your poem!!!!
 
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Cheychey39 said...
Apr. 24, 2009 at 3:13 pm:
I really like this. (: I love how you used analogys. Great job!
 
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