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I Lost Myself This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.


Somewhere inbetween acting and acting like I thought I should,
I lostmyself.
Pinned down under friends' interpretations,
And parents' emptyhopes,
I lost myself.
The inner core that at one time was"me"
Became hidden under borrowed traits and,
I lost myself.
Icaught their personalities like a disease,
Too quick to act, it spreadand
I lost myself.
I blame them half-heartedly knowing very well,
Theymight have accepted who I was,
If only I had too.




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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Nessa13 said...
Nov. 30, 2012 at 10:42 am
Thsi is really good! I liked it, but I think that next time you write, you need to do a once over before you submit. It seems as though you tried to hurry through and didn't re-read it. There are a lot of words that you wrote, but you forgot the spaces. It's really good though!
 
comparon4u said...
Mar. 6, 2010 at 9:02 pm
nice i jus wanna know could this be Gone im goin threw the same thing idnt noe who iam how i use to act i pickd up other peoples persanaltiy my friends i really blame them to its makeing me doin thing i wouldn't do ?
 
Nessa13 replied...
Nov. 30, 2012 at 10:40 am
You're spelling is really bad...
 
MeganCahill This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 19, 2009 at 9:00 pm
Thank you.
 
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