the black board

November 13, 2008
By emily windram, Brooklyn, NY

the blackboard



How can someone walk if they have never fallen?
How can you run if you never walked?
Life goes to fast to move on.
So how can you move forward?
Staying still stuck in one place.
The past to hard to go forward.
To scared of what May or may not happen.
Stepping on new ground.
Burns the souls of our feet.
So why budge?
Angry at the world and your feet.
For they won’t move.
The harshness of your obvious mood and
Weakness of your soul but your to strong to show.
Taking your frustration out in rash ways.
Brings you down in all so many ways.
Breaking free of negativity.
The negativity that springs more pain than needed.
More tears then wanted.
Stop facing the cold wall and…
Turn around and see the black board.
With the lessons you need.
Which will inspire you reach.
To teach you the steps.
To step on the flameful soul.
To risk what you have for what you need.
For positivity you’ve lost with in you negativity.
Believe in what you want and you’ll get all you want.
But stay looking at the cold wall and all you’ll
Get is what you have staying back no farther.
No closer.
In place.
Cold.
ALoNe.

The author's comments:
my name is emily and im 15 years old i attend high school and i love to write. my inspriation for this piece was my life expriances i took how i felt and the way ive learned things and i began to write i hope it teaches lessons to others in a good way. write from your heart mean what u say.

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on Jul. 5 2009 at 4:18 am
xXxFallingTearsxXx GOLD, Cottonwood, Idaho
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Wow, Amazing beautiful poem. Great job!! I'd love it if you could ch eck out some of mine thanks!




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