In Front

July 2, 2012
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Up in front, here I am
Hung up like clothes or ham
Stage fright taking over me
Sweat pouring down my face I can't see

I'm standing up here
I can't imagine anyone in underwear
All I can do is stare
Being in front of a lot of people is a scare

Blinking, stopping, and pores leaking
I'm not fond of public speaking
I love to share my work
But saying it out loud I feel like a dork

Poems are what i like to write
Pens defy swords in a fight
I think writing is fun
The best part is the reaction when i'm done.

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nakubara This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 22, 2012 at 6:01 pm
Very nice work! Keep it up!
MossFire said...
Jul. 22, 2012 at 6:00 pm
i like it. its really good. keep on writing. ;D
Johnny99 said...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 7:49 pm
Your rhymes get better every poem. Keep up the good work.
justme242 replied...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 8:08 pm
thanks i love that you like them
lipglosser said...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 10:33 am
Oh my gosh, great poem! I can totally relate to this piece. I get nervous when I share with a crowd, but seeing the reactions of other people are priceless. Great job, keep up the awesome work!
aislingob said...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 10:13 am
Love it, you quite literally made me actually feel nervous and stage fright as I read the poem, ending with a content feeling at the end. "Pens defy swords in a fight" is a brilliant line, keep it up! The writing is excellent :)
justme242 replied...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 10:22 am

thnx glad you like it


youngspeare said...
Jul. 9, 2012 at 12:25 pm
Good work. Keep writing. Check out my poem Ghosts of the Past. Will really appreciate it and do comment. Thanks! :-) 
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