What do you do?

February 11, 2009
By Anonymous

What can you possibly do?
When you feel that everything is on your shoulders?
Like you're in charge to save the world, but don't know how?
Like the weight of reality is finally crashing down on you?
When you have to make decisions for yourself, but don't know the right choices?
When you feel like it was so much easier before, when there were people to show you the way?

Suddenly everything changed, and we realized we grew up.
Somewhere in between the skinned knees and play dates, we got older.
And know everything is settling in.
But does it have to be THIS hard?
No one prepared me for this.

I suddenly feel like everything is on my shoulders.

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This article has 3 comments.

on Feb. 25 2009 at 1:53 am
Olderatheart GOLD, Valley Stream, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Its our choices that show who we are, far more than our abilities"- HP

lala- wow. that made so much sense. i loved that line and its so true. this is my poem and i agree entirley with what u said.. but tell me, how did you happen to come across this poem?

on Feb. 25 2009 at 1:41 am
fiveinside GOLD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't tell me the sky's the limit if there are footprints on the moon." ~unknown

i agree! but in not wanting to grow up, it seems as tho we already had because everyone else our age wanted to...

on Feb. 24 2009 at 10:25 pm
Hay_Wire PLATINUM, Independence, Missouri
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funny. i know that. i used to tel people i dint want to grow up. i was right. i liked this poem

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