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Sensitive Am I

Tears I cry are not tears at all
Dejection I feel has made me fall
I feel no wind, but yet chills occur
Hands pat my shoulders, but yet I feel no comfort
This vaporous state I've brought myself in
But nothing's pushed me, yet I begin
Big open fields, where sun does not shine
Quills I feel prick me from behind
Yet no matter where I turn, I'm always looking back
Not understanding myself, yet feeling bad
I lay in my room with this feeling of ennui
Staring at my wall with tears of despondency
As I watch my ceiling fan create circles of trust
I think of how I could not be the same, cause I've already given up
Tears I cry are not tears at all
They're regrettings of past actions I happen to recall
I feel mortification and I don't know why
I don't understand why they're not tears I cry
Or why dolor is a feeling that describes my life
Or how fast all those good days went by
I guess you could call this letting go
I guess you could call this an entangling hole
But I guess I'll never understand why
I'm trapped inside, but I've finally realized
That this is what I am, Sensitive Am I




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Dragonfly_Girl said...
Nov. 7, 2011 at 7:24 pm:
This is fabulous! I can completely relate!! I wish I could write this well! It would mean a lot to me if maybe you could check out my work and give me advice?? THANK YOU AND YOU ARE TALENTED!! <3
 
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t-time24 said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 5:20 pm:
i really love this poem n totally relate to how ur feeling in this.. u just explained perfectly how i feel most of the time.. u truely are an amazin writer :)
 
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Katie16 said...
Jan. 11, 2011 at 6:02 pm:
I really love this poem? Check mine out and comment please?
 
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Gretchen P. said...
Jun. 5, 2010 at 11:48 pm:
I can totally relate to this poem.I know exactly how you feel and how terrible it sometimes feels to carry such a sensitive soul. A lot of the times you dont even know why your upset either and why things still affect you. But like I always say, being a poet is both a blessing and a curse!
 
PiaHainz replied...
Jan. 1, 2011 at 7:23 pm :
ure so right , please check out my poem "Kuraitani" comment and rate please =)
 
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kysh15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm:
this is bueatiful, i cant think of a word strong enough to describe it!
 
ariwrites94 replied...
Mar. 22, 2010 at 9:09 am :
thanx guys! u all r awesome:)
 
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trestonsgirl said...
Feb. 16, 2010 at 7:24 pm:
BEAUTIFUL and AMAZING!!!!!!!!! i read ur comment on another article asking people to read and comment on this piece and im very glad i did!!!!! very very very good!!!!!!ur voice comes out very clearly and this piece has a good flow and rythm:)
 
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PoetLaureate07 said...
Feb. 15, 2010 at 9:51 am:
BEAUTIFUL!!!
 
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MaliniG said...
Dec. 25, 2009 at 12:19 pm:
Great job! I love the flow and rhythm of this poem, how the images and words build upon eachother, yet the line "Tears I cry are not tears at all" keeps repeating itself. You're a great writer; keep it up!
 
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FadetoFluorescent This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 22, 2009 at 4:05 pm:
"As I watch my ceiling fan create circles of trust"
I love that line. It's so poetic and image-inhancing :)
The over-all poem had a lot of feeling and rythm, and your vocabulary was exeotic and artsy. Kudos! <3
 
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firstsnowfalls This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 19, 2009 at 7:51 pm:
This is beautiful! I love the flow, and how your voice really comes through. I think at parts you are a little repetitive, but other than that, great! You can really feel the emotion. would you or anyone else mind reading my poem The Pyramids? i was just trying out something new and i need some feedback, from people other than just close friends. Thanks! :)
 
ariwrites94 replied...
Nov. 20, 2009 at 2:04 pm :
how come I can't see ur poem? it's not in there :(
 
firstsnowfalls This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 20, 2009 at 3:02 pm :
maybe its not under poetry? but im pretty sure its on the site SOMEWHERE. try clicking on my name, and then looking in the work. idk... thanks for trying! :)
 
ariwrites94 replied...
Nov. 20, 2009 at 7:05 pm :
yeah dats wat i did but i can't find it :( sorry maybe u should resubmit it
 
firstsnowfalls This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 22, 2009 at 11:46 am :
thats annoying :) try one more time? in the search box or this link: http ://www.teenink .com /opinion/spirituality_religion/article/145498/The-Pyramids/
 
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epcelia said...
Nov. 19, 2009 at 7:11 pm:
I EFFIN LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(((((: GOOD WORK GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
ariwrites94 replied...
Nov. 20, 2009 at 2:01 pm :
lol thanks :)
 
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AndThisIsReal This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 19, 2009 at 10:13 am:
I have gotten the same corrective critisism about trying to break y ryhme scheme and try free verse. I suppose I would suggest the same thing to you. But I think it flows really well none the less. This is a great poem and I really lie your choice of words.
 
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LonelyLove001 said...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 8:56 pm:
I have read this 4 times now and i can really hear your voice in this !!!!!;) keep it up!!! ;)
 
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