December 24, 2008
Glass half empty,
Glass half full,
Become a puppet,
Or have strings to pull,

Flow without meaning,
Down a river so slow,
Or get hold of a paddle,
And conquer as you go,

Be led by others,
Or lead them yourself,
Be a top-notch model,
Or an old book on a shelf,

Don’t think that the choice,
Is someone else’s to choose,
Sound you own voice,
Or be a mat for their shoes,

Glass half empty,
Glass half full,
Choices, choices,
Full up the bowl.

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MorningStar15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 8, 2009 at 1:40 am
i loved it! <3, Kayla
Mistymoonlight said...
Aug. 7, 2009 at 1:37 pm
Wow. My friends think I'm crazy beacuse I lead and don't follow, but this poem is really inspiring. Keep writing you're really good.
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