All Nonfiction Bullying Books Academic Author Interviews Celebrity interviews College Articles College Essays Educator of the Year Heroes Interviews Memoir Personal Experience Sports Travel & CultureAll Opinions Bullying Current Events / Politics Discrimination Drugs / Alcohol / Smoking Entertainment / Celebrities Environment Love / Relationships Movies / Music / TV Pop Culture / Trends School / College Social Issues / Civics Spirituality / Religion Sports / Hobbies
- Summer Guide
- College Guide
- Author Interviews
- Celebrity interviews
- College Articles
- College Essays
- Educator of the Year
- Personal Experience
- Travel & Culture
- Current Events / Politics
- Drugs / Alcohol / Smoking
- Entertainment / Celebrities
- Love / Relationships
- Movies / Music / TV
- Pop Culture / Trends
- School / College
- Social Issues / Civics
- Spirituality / Religion
- Sports / Hobbies
- Community Service
- Letters to the Editor
- Pride & Prejudice
- What Matters
It Wasn't Enough
All she ever wanted
Was more than ever possible
But it didn't stop her from trying.
In her dreams, she held the sky in her hands
The only thing missing was the texture
But it was good enough.
In her nightmares, the stars were just a little out of reach
The gas slipping through her fingers
And she wished for it to freeze, just for a minute
So she could have it to take home
And keep forever.
In her stories, the world was but a marble
Full of chips and cracks
Just waiting for someone to mend it.
(She knew she could do it.)
In her imagination, she could catch the universe
In a butterfly net if she was patient enough
Putting it in a jar and poking holes
So wonderment could breathe.
In her life, they pulled her down
Telling her reality would take her further
And she fell, heartbroken
Because it wasn't enough to dream.