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I fall. I climb. I climb and I fall.
But I climb to fall.
I build so I can watch what I make crumble to pieces.
I watch the sand sift through my open fingers.
I let the wave claim my castle as its own.
I let it all come down on me, earth and ocean.
I have just enough power to watch myself fail,
Just enough hope to let my dreams die in my arms,
Over and over.
I am gravity and I pull everything down.



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IamtheshyStargirl said...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm

All of my words are gone today; there is poetry in my heart, but it does not translate well in the open air, the words are born transluscent white and empty, no subatance, no weight.

All I can think to say is 'Wow'. You have described Gravity's voice perfectly.

 
IamtheshyStargirl replied...
Sept. 3, 2011 at 11:36 am
Haha, thankee kindly :)
 
ElleNicole said...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 11:14 am

This is amazing. Simply amazing.

Hey, would you mind checking out and rating my poem 'Change'? Thanks if you do. =)

 
RanaHewezi1998 said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 10:33 pm

that's so sad :( but wonderfully written.

 

 
Shyzilla said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 9:10 pm
its so honest which makes it in my opinos extrememly welll written..awesome work
 
DrownedHopes said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 5:21 pm
W O W . It almost as though you took my journal && turned it into beautiful , yet powerful words . Thank you for being my hero today .
 
K.M.S.Shear said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 8:20 am
love th way you describe gravity
 
Echinacea8 said...
May 15, 2011 at 5:18 pm
this has to be one of my favorite poems I've read on this website.
 
di k replied...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 10:16 am
yes! mine too! I am a writer as well. the way you described gravity was crystal clear and beautiful!!
 
DisicpleofChristandJesusEnthusiast replied...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 3:35 pm

Yes, I have to agree. The way you described it was beautiful. AMAZING!

 

 
H0peF1ames said...
May 15, 2011 at 4:07 pm
Nice use of repetition and a very powerful ending and beginning!
 
angehuertas27 said...
May 15, 2011 at 2:02 pm
amazing love the words u put in great job!
 
TheWicked said...
Apr. 23, 2011 at 10:49 pm
This is very beautifully wriiten. Keep writing!
 
luvsoccer3000 said...
Apr. 23, 2011 at 2:40 pm
wow......words cannot describe how much i love this poem, truly amazing
 
caedanse said...
Apr. 2, 2011 at 9:56 pm
Positively mind blowing~ excellent work!
 
Acalleq This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm

wow, thats so true, i always catch myself failing before i even try. keep it real, ur poem is true to the bone

 

 

 
lala15This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 1, 2011 at 8:57 am
this is such a deep poem--how did it not make the mag?
 
swimmergirlie13 said...
Apr. 1, 2011 at 8:27 am
that was an awesome poem!!! love it!!! keep writing!
 
his_country_girl said...
Apr. 1, 2011 at 7:40 am
you did amazing! :)
 
chevy said...
Mar. 10, 2011 at 6:33 pm
words can not describe what you have done here. simply amazing!
 
ashleyn said...
Mar. 10, 2011 at 2:59 pm
I LOVE IT! I especially liked how you made the whole thing into a similie at the end...wonderfully done. Great job!
 
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