Soaring Free

March 27, 2011
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Oh, I’m a sucker, so fragile, so weak.
I need a lift to the mountain peak.
Wait, for awhile, realize I can’t climb that high.
I have no way to get there- That I cannot deny.

I’m no coward, no, I don’t feel pain.
There’s only one way out- and I pray in vain.
My simple life, to you, to your eyes.
If only you knew it’s this life I demise.

You see my disguise, you think, it’s real.
You see me smile- You don’t know how I feel.
Inside, I’m holding on, to pain and rage.
This person I am doesn’t want to engage.

I am a lonely soul, walking, without a clue.
I am- well, I truly don’t know who.
I am a girl, well mannered, polite.
I am a lady- however very uptight.

Sometimes, I throw fits, other times I throw stones.
Either way six feet under go the bones.
Fresh blood, rich meat, it makes worms go to work.
Eating flesh- tearing skin, those insects tend to lurk.

Forget, possibly forever, but the feelings don’t subside.
My brain holds memories- my mind can’t hide.
Memories, lingering, invading my thought.
They wish to stress and leave me distraught.

Adrenaline, rushing through my veins, surging.
There’s no defense from my body’s urging.
I cannot do anything, nothing, but surrender.
Seems to me that I am my own contender.

There is a fight, a battle, going on every day.
A war within my head- a war I cannot sway.
I sink, fall further, through a never ending hole.
Some think they gave me knowledge- but that’s really all they stole.

Within the lies, were lies they sold, lies I happened to believe,
Isn’t it odd how pain seems never to relieve.
Wincing, eyes closed, a final wish for a miracle,
It’ll come true I know it will- now that was satirical.

Amateurs, all around, trying to detain,
Take me to the mountain peak- where there is no restrain.
Where all of the strange, absurd, and the wild,
Tend to take my breath and leave me beguiled.

Soaring through the air, a bird, it hovers,
Gliding over the city- discovering it’s wonders.
Overlooking the ugly, this bird, it sings,
Nothing could hold it down- not even broken wings.

So I ask, why let others push, why let others shove,
I can be as free- as happy as this dove.
I will not be stunted, no, I will not ignore the omen,
Instead I shall pursue my dreams and say what I had left unspoken.

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Vicky11 said...
Jul. 27, 2011 at 11:55 am
A great poem, I mean it. It kept my attention all the way through, and I loved the rhymes :) Keep on writing!
CarolynQ replied...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 1:41 pm
thankyou!!! I'm happy you enjoyed =]
TwasBrilling said...
Jul. 27, 2011 at 9:19 am
This is is good! Sometimes the rhymes do seem forced, but not so much that it takes away from the meaning of the poem.
CarolynQ replied...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 1:40 pm
Thanks and once you start ryhming you can't really break it or it looks and sounds weird, but thankyou :)
hxcRocker said...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 1:57 am
This poem, to me, is a sum of life's challenges and how in the end you have found a way to overcome them. I love poems like this.
CarolynQ replied...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 6:55 pm
Thankyou!!! Sum's up what I've been through in life. :)
JustAnotherOwl said...
Jun. 21, 2011 at 8:24 am
I like it! (: I feel like sometimes the rhymes are a little forced, but that's not really anything you really need to worry about. Anyway, it was very interesting! You have a good way of keeping attention! (:
CarolynQ replied...
Jun. 21, 2011 at 10:52 am
Haha thanks :)
WishfulDoer said...
Jun. 20, 2011 at 12:52 pm
This is amazing. I am extremely jealous of how you're capable of rhyming just about anything, but that doesn't lessen my respect for the overall outstanding quality and genius of the poem. Thank you for writing it. (:
CarolynQ replied...
Jun. 20, 2011 at 10:06 pm
You are absolutely welcome thanks so much for taking the time to view this piece <3 haha and yes I love to rhyme.. :D
ThisGirlWillMakeMistakes said...
Jun. 20, 2011 at 12:04 pm
Wow this is abo-frikkin-loutley amazing!! i love how it rhymes and how it flows. i wish i could write as good as that. it really speaks to me and i overall LOVE IT <3
CarolynQ replied...
Jun. 20, 2011 at 10:01 pm
Thankkyahhh <3 :) hehe I'm so happy!
msp49 said...
Jun. 14, 2011 at 2:02 pm
This was very good!  Your rhymes fit perfectly; the words were more complicated, yet they weren't forced at the end of the line to ryhme with another word.  It was a little difficult to understand a few parts, but I like pieces like that.  They make you think.  Great job!
CarolynQ replied...
Jun. 14, 2011 at 11:08 pm
I love to make people think, it's one of my jobs as a writer :) hehe
Shadowrider said...
Jun. 13, 2011 at 10:32 pm
Nice! A bit confusing. But good. I understood it in the end. Great job! The flow and rhyming scheme is wonderful!
CarolynQ replied...
Jun. 14, 2011 at 11:07 pm
I appreciate it thankyou :)
Flyleaf_Rules said...
Jun. 7, 2011 at 1:03 pm
love it!! :D
CarolynQ replied...
Jun. 13, 2011 at 9:53 pm
:) thankyouuuu
HaleyDRog. said...
Jun. 7, 2011 at 11:40 am
Nice rhyme scheme. Great job!
CarolynQ replied...
Jun. 13, 2011 at 9:52 pm
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