To Sway

January 16, 2009
By Tony Aiello, Salem, OR

-determined nOt tO sway
-tree in the wind
-determined nOt tO sway frOm my beliefs again
-and yet i always dO
-in this hell hOle called high schOOl
-peer pressure is applied
-and i always start swaying
-nO matter hOw hard i try
-sO while i'm sitting here swaying
-tree in the wind
-i'm praying tO God
-that it wOn't happen again

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem freshman year... i was going through a rough time with peer pressure, i had started chewing and messin around with random girls. i wrote this and it seemed to make it all better.

Similar Articles


This article has 0 comments.


MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!