Remind Me When I'm Dead

June 22, 2011
By Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga


Remind me when I’m dead
Of every failure.
Boys always win; gay girls don’t
You can rub it in over my dead body

Remind me when I’m dead
Why I should pull my head out of the clouds
And chain my feet to the ground
So I can stop pretending to fly

Remind me when I’m dead
To stop dreaming
To stop trying to be the Queen of Stars
Before I break my own bulletproof heart

Remind me when I’m dead
Why they say God hates me
And remind me why I should believe any of that crap
When I’m dead.

Remind me when I’m dead
How I would smirk and say
“Over my dead body.”
Then realize that I did make you keep all of your bull**** inside so you can

Remind me when I’m dead, because
By then, I’ll be even further beyond caring than I am now.


The author's comments:
To all the homophobes, pessimists, and everyone who says "You aren't worth it," who calls you a waste of space, or who says "God hates you." No matter who you are, God loves you and whoever doesn't agree is a fool.

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on Dec. 30 2011 at 1:21 pm
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

Thank you so much! That comment, like all the others, had me grinning from ear to ear!

byebye said...
on Nov. 30 2011 at 6:52 pm
byebye, Nevermore, Other
0 articles 0 photos 253 comments

This was all well written, but I found this stanza just INCREDIBLE:

Remind me when I’m dead
Why I should pull my head out of the clouds
And chain my feet to the ground
So I can stop pretending to fly

 

How amazing. You are a wonderful writer so don't even THINK about giving it up! :)


on Nov. 11 2011 at 10:28 am
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

Yes, I know i misspelled shorter

on Nov. 11 2011 at 10:28 am
babygirl576 PLATINUM, Marion, Michigan
34 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
You lied, and I cried. You're a jerk, so I was hurt. You're a
deceiver, But I was a believer. Sorry I wasted your time, I guess?

Oh i know they do

on Nov. 11 2011 at 10:27 am
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

Okay!!!!!!!! This would have been shourter, but comments have to be at least 10 characters in length.

on Nov. 11 2011 at 10:26 am
babygirl576 PLATINUM, Marion, Michigan
34 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
You lied, and I cried. You're a jerk, so I was hurt. You're a
deceiver, But I was a believer. Sorry I wasted your time, I guess?

i have to add chapters to it, I'm thinking about printing it so you can read it its so good :)

on Nov. 11 2011 at 10:26 am
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

Yay! By the way, I can't wait 'till your short story goes through. How does it end!?!!!!?!???!!?!!?!...Okay, one more ?!

on Nov. 11 2011 at 10:24 am
babygirl576 PLATINUM, Marion, Michigan
34 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
You lied, and I cried. You're a jerk, so I was hurt. You're a
deceiver, But I was a believer. Sorry I wasted your time, I guess?

Wow...im sitting right next to you and i didnt know you could write like this. I love it very emotional and deep. Keep writing

on Aug. 20 2011 at 2:42 pm
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
10 articles 0 photos 145 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath

all your poems are so strong and deep...love this one too! :) keep writing.

on Aug. 18 2011 at 3:38 pm
FutureSceneQueen BRONZE, Amherst, Ohio
4 articles 14 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
Do what you love or die unhappy -m.shadows from avenged sevenfold

Very good, honest, and straight up, don't hold back :-)

on Aug. 14 2011 at 5:39 pm
secrets_of_silence GOLD, Gisborne, Other
12 articles 0 photos 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
life had i loved the more
had it but passed away
as quietly as the day
ebbs from the darkening star.


-emanuel litvinoff

this is honest and to the point

on Aug. 13 2011 at 11:42 am
Blue4indigo PLATINUM, Sturbridge, Connecticut
24 articles 0 photos 382 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'd rather be sorry for something that I did than for something I didn't do.
-Red Scott

This is great! Wonderful how the last two lines make such a statement that you were preparing throughout the whole poem.

Can you please read my poems ("The Violinist" and "For What Have All These People Died", and "Time", if it gets online anytime soon). I need feedback from more experienced poets, thanks. :)


on Aug. 4 2011 at 5:36 pm
SoCalBarbie SILVER, Riverside, California
5 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
"whoever said the sky is the limit was incorrect, because I saw footprints on the moon."

Iloved it Lola(: you have some major potential and must submit more work for me to read(: truly exquisite(:

on Jul. 27 2011 at 3:48 pm
Ha-5-rika SILVER, Visakapatnam, Other
9 articles 7 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is what your thoughts make it.
Happiness, success and the greatest of achievements are nothing if you don't have someone to share it with.
A life lived for others is a life worthwhile - Albert Einstein.

Truly wonderful and strong. Keep up the good work.

on Jul. 26 2011 at 2:13 pm
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

Thank you, thank you!

on Jul. 26 2011 at 2:12 pm
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

:D I'm glad to know you like it!

on Jul. 12 2011 at 4:17 pm
StephD PLATINUM, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
25 articles 0 photos 11 comments
This is amazing! Its really powerful and inspiring. Keep writing!

on Jul. 11 2011 at 10:18 pm
Niarra_Nightmare SILVER, Popular Grove, Arkansas
8 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The time is here, the end is near,the lonliness I always fear presents itself and like a giant wave it crashes into me without warning. Washing me into the dark and lonely existence I always knew was coming."

Standing Ovation, Miss Lola Black. Please keep writing. I as a poet myself demand more of your work. I haven't seen such beautiful work in a long time. Something, I too, can relate to. Please continue to write, my sister poet.




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