Children

April 16, 2009
By MattRgrs PLATINUM, Maplewood, New Jersey
MattRgrs PLATINUM, Maplewood, New Jersey
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A child lies, a child defies, a child runs away and hides.
A child hates, a child rates, a child will discriminate.
A child is stubborn a child is stubborn, a child is always going under.
A child is afraid of being wrong, a child is never very strong.
I laugh, I scream, I play in the streets.
I walk around town with no shoes on my feet.
I often use simple words.
I dream of flying like a bird.
Sometimes I want to dance and sing.
Sometimes I dream of being king.
Sometimes I break down and cry.
Sometimes I do things and don’t know why.
I am young and I am free,
But you are the child, not me.


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on Apr. 1 2011 at 4:31 pm
Acalleq PLATINUM, Togiak, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
you never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have

i tip my hat to you oh great and wise one

on Jul. 11 2010 at 3:18 pm
Orangepenguin BRONZE, Ellsworth, Wisconsin
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This is Amazing

on Dec. 15 2009 at 12:37 pm
poetic_natural GOLD, Jefferson, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"you know you're in love because you can't fall asleep, because reality is finally better than your dreams"

I really like this poem it is so deep, and cool and it makes me think harder about it after i read it...Its one of those poems that makes you really have to think, and i love that!!:) Great job!

on Aug. 28 2009 at 10:30 am
deep. good job!

Clark GOLD said...
on Aug. 20 2009 at 2:02 am
Clark GOLD, Orinda, California
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I understand what you mean at the end, you're very much like me. But I don't mean to be assuming anything.

Schubster said...
on Aug. 20 2009 at 1:57 am
awesome poem! :) i can't believe that this poem doesn't have more comments!!!! great work. check out my work if you have the time

on Aug. 20 2009 at 1:54 am
justinie_the_weenie BRONZE, Pittsburg, California
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Favorite Quote:
Explore what has been unexplored, Do what you want to, Let friends and family know how much they mean to you, and forgive those who have hurt you.

I really like this one. It flows really well (: Keep it up hun!

on Aug. 19 2009 at 11:08 pm
poetic_natural GOLD, Jefferson, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"you know you're in love because you can't fall asleep, because reality is finally better than your dreams"

i really like this poem

Meli1 said...
on Aug. 19 2009 at 9:22 pm
Wooowie! this is definately amazing! i love it :)

on Aug. 19 2009 at 8:47 pm
Robsessed PLATINUM, McKinney, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"I may be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it." - Maya Angelou

"Did you know 'I told you so' has a brother, Jacob?" she asked cutting me off. "His name is 'Shut the hell up.'" - Bella Swan, Breaking Dawn

That was really good. It was simplistic in nature, just like a child. Kudos on the creativity.

krzykrys GOLD said...
on Aug. 19 2009 at 7:58 pm
krzykrys GOLD, Baldwinsville, New York
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Favorite Quote:
i have many favorite quotes

it's amazing! and it makes people think and see things from a different perspective

on Aug. 19 2009 at 5:45 pm
RoxxaneMayhem BRONZE, Paterson, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
this quote was said by Chris Jericho he said people who bring you down have failed in life and when you realize it he was right i thank you plenty

:)

on Jul. 25 2009 at 5:01 pm
wombatz-rule GOLD, Montrose, Minnesota
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Wow...this is pretty good stuff.While the rhyming may have been simple,I like how it mimmicks a child rhyming when describing what his life is like, adding to the feel of the poem. The ending where the roles change at the end provokes some thoughts and questions. It's really good. Keep writing!

mwatt12 SILVER said...
on Jul. 20 2009 at 5:59 pm
mwatt12 SILVER, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. " -Ayn Rand

I love how fluidly the whole thing comes together. Very nice.

on Jul. 1 2009 at 11:57 pm
TheCinders PLATINUM, Kentwood, Michigan
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I like this peom alot, but I think if you wouldn't have tried so hard to rhyme it would have been better.

on Jul. 1 2009 at 2:33 pm
lexi10824 PLATINUM, Portalnd, Oregon
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I love this poem a lot. I've read two of yours no and I like the thought that was put into it. You've got a lot of talent. Keep Writing! :)

Madelyn BRONZE said...
on Jun. 30 2009 at 9:33 pm
Madelyn BRONZE, Longmont, Colorado
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This is a beautiful poem. It flows so gently together. You are really talented :)

on Jun. 30 2009 at 7:48 pm
rainbowsanity BRONZE, Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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This is the first poem I've read by you but I really like it :] The concept and the rhyming of the poem are great :)

tigressten said...
on Jun. 30 2009 at 3:55 pm
Matt, wow, your writing keeps getting better and better. I like the shift in roles at the end of the work! Have a relaxing summer, dude.

on Jun. 30 2009 at 2:35 pm
I love the rhyming as what kids are like is being described. This is a very good poem.


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