The life I lead

July 27, 2011
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The life I lead.
This is not the life I lead.
The life I lead I lead away from you.
If you ask me "What's up" I'll tell you what happened.
But I won't say what I feel. Not really.
You all think you know me.
That you see what I'm about.
But you haven't got me figured
Because I don't scream and shout.
Everything that's inside of me.
Stays inside of me.
Because the life I lead I lead away from you.
Behind the eyes you can't see through.
It is mine and mine alone.
And I don't feel like sharing.

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AriShine This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 8, 2012 at 10:45 pm
Wow. There's something about this poem, and I can't explain it, but it really resonates with me. I know this feeling. Great job with this!
musicispassion said...
Aug. 5, 2011 at 11:22 pm
great poem is this about a bf or ur family?
Ha-5-rika replied...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 10:39 am
It is about everyone. I am more of a secretive type girl and I don't usually speak my feelings out.
musicispassion replied...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 2:26 pm
o that's ok it's not my business anyway
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