One Day I'll Be Myself

May 16, 2011
By Anonymous

I'm a fallen angel dropped into Hell,
too many wishes down a wishing well,
a flying demon who just once fell.
They ask if I'm the devil.

I'm the chic who tries too hard,
the dealer playing all the wrong cards,
and I'll never ever reach the bar.
That was set for me.

I'm a beast in a cage,
who knows just how to wreck your day,
a proud sinner who can't help but pray.
Who everyone avoids.

I'm the girl full of lies,
she can't help but hate her size,
a genius girl who's just not wise.
She never tells the truth.

I'm the suicidal teacher,
the sinful daughter of the preacher,
that girl with not one skinny feature.
Who wants to disappear.

I'm the girl I wish I was not,
the girl counting all the wars she's fought,
that one right hook will get me caught.
And I've got to change.

So now I'm trying to realize,
that this world isn't purely blue skies,
and one day I'll stop the lies.
One day I'll be myself...

The author's comments:
This is nothing short of an ode to society and it's impact on teens.

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on Jun. 17 2011 at 12:12 pm
blackrose326 GOLD, Burlington, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
If who I am is what I have and what I have is lost then who am I? Anonymous
Beauty can not be found in worldy views for these are; corrupted veiws straight form the gates of hell - Anonymous

This was amazing!!! I honestly believe it was meant for me to read this. It described exactly what Ive been struggling with lately!!!


on Jun. 16 2011 at 10:14 pm
little-miss-mistakes GOLD, Plano, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
even after all these years the sun has never said to the earth, you owe me... look at what a love like that can do, it can light up the sky

THIS IS SSOOOO GOOD!!! i have a fovorite line in EVERY stanza!!!!

among the favorites though are

"too many wishes dowm a wishing well"

"dealer playing all the wrong cards"

"a proud sinner who cant help but pray"

seriouslt really awesome!!! keep this up!!!

Anagam BRONZE said...
on Jun. 16 2011 at 11:39 am
Anagam BRONZE, Tulsa, Oklahoma
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"...a proud sinner who can't help but pray."

dis is a gr8 poem!! :)


on Jun. 16 2011 at 11:16 am
WriteLoveOnMyArm BRONZE, Champlin, Minnesota
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This was beautiful.(: It feels as if you're discribing me, almost. You're an amazing poet.

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