Waste Away

July 4, 2011
I know the things you do,
when I'm not around.
If you continue to waste away,
you'll soon be underground.

You say that you can't stop,
it's a hard habit to break.
I don't know how much more,
I can really take.

As the years have passed,
I've watched your smile fade.
You used to be so colorful,
now your just one shade.

You say you'll be fine,
you act like superman.
I know you can't take the abuse,
no human can.

Please! I'm begging you,
get some help, theres no shame.
You cannot continue,
to play this dangerous game.

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BoosflashThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 19, 2011 at 2:48 pm
freakin awesome captain. excellent choice of words and rhymism. all is well my brothers.
samiasaskia24 said...
Jul. 17, 2011 at 6:51 pm
SO GOOD! I absolutely love it, one of my favorites I have read!!!!!!!!!! I am not JOKING!!!!!! It has a sad atmosphere, but it is truly just the right amount! BEAUTIFUL!!!!!
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