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The Carousel

Its not like I can stop,
I can’t just leave it all behind,
I know I can’t tell anybody,
but I can’t get it off my mind,

I haunts me like a ghost,
hangs over me like a storm,
but somehow you can’t see it,
beneath this act that I perform.

I’m such a hypocrite,
a liar, a horrible friend,
but I’m too scared to tell you,
scared our friendship will end.

We’re going in circles,
my life’s become a carousel,
I want so badly to just get off,
to escape this living hell.



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jay_chelle This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 11, 2010 at 12:33 pm:

This is amazing writing! It explains what so many of us go through! Especially me!

 

Keep up the good work!

 
hbananabread93 replied...
Jul. 30, 2010 at 5:51 pm :
Thank you so much! I really appreciate those kind words! But I am sorry to hear that you go through it. :-
 
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ShenelleCrystalx3 said...
Jun. 18, 2010 at 3:16 pm:

That was so good !  Don't ever stop  writing :)

Please come and check out my poems [comment or rate] Thank u

 
hbananabread93 replied...
Jun. 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm :

Thank you sooo much!

and will do! ;)

 
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Trisket said...
Jun. 15, 2010 at 2:05 am:

I Really Liked This.. It Was Powerful.

Check Some Of My Pieces Out(:

 
hbananabread93 replied...
Jun. 15, 2010 at 10:25 am :
thank you so much! and will do! :D
 
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Duckie430 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 28, 2010 at 8:52 pm:
thank you soooo much! i really appreciate it. :)
 
hbananabread93 replied...
May 28, 2010 at 10:12 pm :
anytime! thanks for the comments on mine! =D
 
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Duckie430 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 28, 2010 at 8:27 pm:

you're welcome, I really do love this poem. :)

I was wondering if you could please read my latest poem? It's called Jack and Sally, in the ballad section. I'd really appreciate feedback. :)

 
hbananabread93 replied...
May 28, 2010 at 8:40 pm :
done!!! =D
 
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Duckie430 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 26, 2010 at 3:34 pm:
I liked this poem, especially the carousel as a metaphor.
 
hbananabread93 replied...
May 26, 2010 at 4:50 pm :
thanks so much!! =D
 
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lifesucks.itshell. said...
Apr. 25, 2010 at 4:58 pm:
I LOVE IT!!!!
 
hbananabread93 replied...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 8:01 am :
thanks! =D
 
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samantha13 said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 12:12 pm:
i love this poem, it has a really good meaning :)
 
hbananabread93 replied...
Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:46 pm :
thank you so much!!! =D
 
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amanda16 said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 12:01 pm:
I really liked this poem! I liked how it rhymed and it was meaningful.
 
hbananabread93 replied...
Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:45 pm :
thanks. i really appreciate it! =D
 
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ashaaley said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 11:49 am:
omgg this poem is amazing i wanna like frame it and put it on my wall, story of my life, AMAZING♥ (:
 
hbananabread93 replied...
Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:45 pm :
haha thank you soo much!!! =D and im sorry that its the story of your life... =/
 
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