As a Young Girl...

March 24, 2009
By dani2013 BRONZE, Upper Montclair, New Jersey
dani2013 BRONZE, Upper Montclair, New Jersey
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As a young girl hanging onto every thread,
Keeping up with an old acquaintance or the latest fashions,
But there must be something more….
…Perplexed and confused---
---Where will life take me?

I long to soar in the bewildering blue sky,
Where fairy dust and flames circle, O so high!
Yet I’ve been told to slow down,
Don’t stretch out of one’s ken.
My strength and ambition seem to falter and wane---
---Where will life take me?

I observe an old man crossing the road,
Cars and trucks would zoom,
Not giving him any room.
Until finally he lost all hope and turned around, giving up.
I resolved to that day,
To never let anyone scrub my shine away---
---But where will life take me?

The author's comments:
This is a piece describing the confusion an adolescent feels as he or she grows older. It's the overwhelming feeling of-- wow, this is it. I only get one shot and life and I have to really live it.-- All readers can really relate to this, and I hope that it appeals to all. This poem has been published in my local newspaper. Thank you!

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on Apr. 4 2009 at 2:06 am
(=amanda=) GOLD, Somerset, Ohio
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wow, this is a really good poem, i love the repetition.

Duckie430 said...
on Apr. 3 2009 at 1:09 pm
Duckie430, Riverside, Rhode Island
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Favorite Quote:
“The secret to life is being who you are and being happy with who you are.”
"Whatever does not kill you only makes you stronger."

good job :)

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