Meant To Be This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

May 9, 2009
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There are some things
That cannot be
Cannot be
And are natural rights
To all

Like the first spring day
The first
Spring day
When the air is light on your tongue
You feel like all the weight
And uncertainty
Has been lifted off your shoulders

Or in the night
Not too cold
But cool
When you're all alone
But not lonely
And as you run
Across the field
And feel the wind
Slide across your face
And see the moonlight, and stars
Over you

Or the first time
The pool is opened
And you slip your body in
Gasping at the cold water
And at your
Stiff joints
But you keep moving
And swim

Like you were born
In the water
Like you were
Meant to be

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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sillypixxi said...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 9:36 pm
i am re-expeiriencing every moment i had as i read this, somehow memories take over. Everyone has had these moments but they are somehow forgotten yet the most important things. they are they things that build us into what we are, its great that you acknowledged that not many people would take a second look at those "meaningless" little memories
Michael T. said...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 6:33 pm
It was really good! great natrual flow and awesome wording but where the words were placed made it even better
RhinoGirl12 said...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 5:08 pm
OMG r u a perfesional or sumthin? That wz awesome! It was very meaningful. Anymore?
Cfaith2 said...
Jan. 1, 2010 at 9:50 pm
i love it! it's a great poem, wonderful job!
Michael T. replied...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 6:35 pm
haha nice comment on the Meant To Be Poem. Come on you can put a little more into those you're a writer!
abeatlesfan65 said...
Jan. 1, 2010 at 5:46 pm
One measely comment?! This deserves more... great job on an amazing poem!
RhinoGirl12 replied...
Jan. 4, 2010 at 5:09 pm
Are you the author
Olympians said...
May 15, 2009 at 12:53 pm
That was really good. It has a true meaning.
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