Is there a purpose ?

February 14, 2010
In life there's a purpose,
A purpose of what you should be,
But in others eyes it was different,
A purpose they couldn't see.
She wanted to be something,
Something known and true,
Others looked at her and said "There's nothing great in you"
Her heart felt so empty,as if there's nothing there at all,
I know that I can do it,I can't let others watch me fall.
She prayed to God at night,
Asking him what they don't see,
God what am I missing?
Is there a purpose left for me?
I know your watching over me,and listening to my prayers,
I need your answer to my question,is my purpose really there?
I know I'm gifted in your eyes,please let me know if its worth it,
If I try with all my strength,will there really be a purpose?

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moon8 said...
May 26, 2014 at 4:56 pm
I don't agree with the idea of the poem but the rhyming is beautifully done, goo job!
Kenzico This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 27, 2013 at 4:53 pm
I love this! Great work! Its beautiful and gets the point across clearly. This rythm is amazing too.
PrincessSparkleStar said...
Oct. 31, 2012 at 3:39 pm
I really like this! I bet many people feel the same way, and you write beautifully ;) Please would you check out my poem?
maryismyname said...
Feb. 6, 2012 at 2:30 pm
this is such a relatable poem and really reaches out to everyone in a different way. this has such an emotional voice that can seems to be lost hope. i really like your poems, keep writing!
vickilovesyou5 said...
Nov. 5, 2011 at 8:42 pm
That was extremely great I loved it
justwannabeme said...
Jul. 28, 2010 at 2:43 pm
pure talent. :) i love your poems. ypur a great writer. keep it up. plz. haha :)
iWriteToExpressThouqhts replied...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 11:58 am
ahaha thanks I will :) ♥
V-ballChick said...
Jul. 20, 2010 at 11:00 am
That poem was really great i'll bet a lot of people can relate to it...i know i can
iWriteToExpressThouqhts replied...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 11:59 am
thank you :] ♥
WritingLoverForever said...
Jul. 11, 2010 at 11:16 pm
Wow, you did a really great job on this. It flows really well and the raw emotion is so gripping. I bet a lot of people can relate to this. Awesome job!
TheChemicalKidd said...
Jul. 10, 2010 at 7:45 pm
The dignity of a person to keep pushing on despite others is amazingly depicted in this. Great work
mrsabbyjonas13 said...
Jul. 8, 2010 at 6:39 pm
This is absolutely stunning! This piece shows that you have real character and potential as a writer. Keep it up!
iWriteToExpressThouqhts replied...
Jul. 26, 2010 at 8:35 pm
thank you :)
StandardToaster said...
Jul. 1, 2010 at 7:43 pm
Ashley P. said...
Jul. 1, 2010 at 2:24 pm
wow i rely love this i just now posted a powem called "tight rope" idk if its up yet but if u look and its thare give it a read
LIKEwhoaa This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 1, 2010 at 1:24 pm

wow  :)i love the emotion in this, its really strong and its so true because i think most people feel like this sometimes.

i love it


SilverDawn said...
Jun. 30, 2010 at 5:52 pm
wow this is really really beautiful. easy to understand and connect with. the words all flow together so nicely and i really like it. great work =)
ShenelleCrystalx3 said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 5:55 pm
thank you :)
xovanillatwilightxo This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 4:45 pm
simply beautiful! i loved the whole thing, especially the last few lines. very deep and easy to relate to, great job! :)
EquineWriter said...
Jun. 21, 2010 at 7:53 pm

Love it! It really expresses well how I feel sometimes, and the rhythm was really nice.

Good job!

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