Half Alive

May 31, 2009
To die
But yet still live
To burn in white-hot flames
But with no mark on the cheek
The physical evidence indifferent
You don’t know
What’s floating in my head
The urge to just die
Hits me everyday
With a force as overpowering
As the ocean waves
With tormented eyes
And a knockout glare
Who wants to live
Like there’s nothing to live for
Who wants to live
Like the world’s devoid of life
With the fact
That everything is fragile
And permanent means nothing in this world
On their brains
When the only thing
You have
Is your
Intellect level
Suddenly your world
Doesn’t seem so easy
When you’ve loved so little
And lost so much
The world around you
Looks so different
Would be a gift from above
When pieces are all that’s left of you
Nobody tries
To understand
And then they wonder why
A punch stuns them in midair
Who wants to live
Like they’re half alive?

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aspiring.author.09 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 4, 2009 at 10:01 pm
You are very welcome! And then, you did an excellent job of relating to your characters and your audience.
aspiring.author.09 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 4, 2009 at 6:50 pm
For some reason, I got a sense this "character" was you...very intriguing, keep it up!
unearthlyhaphazard replied...
Sept. 4, 2009 at 9:42 pm
Thank you very much, aspiring.author.09! Actually, I really did write it for a character in one of my stories.
unearthlyhaphazard said...
Aug. 8, 2009 at 12:19 am
Thanks a million, TheUnknownGuest! I'm glad you think she's awesome. She doesn't. Sometimes I don't either.
TheUnknownGuest said...
Aug. 7, 2009 at 5:58 pm
I think this is how a lot of people feel, so if they read it, they'd probably be you biggest fan! I loved it! It's an awesome character!
unearthlyhaphazard said...
Aug. 5, 2009 at 5:45 pm
Thaks a lot, tigeress3. Most people don't like her, though. She doesn't really like anyone, either.
tigeress3 said...
Aug. 5, 2009 at 3:54 pm
Beau-ti-ful! I like this character!
unearthlyhaphazard said...
Aug. 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm
Thanks, GlassHeart! Awesome username!
GlassHeart said...
Aug. 1, 2009 at 6:02 pm
Very good!
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