Air Supply

August 1, 2011
By SuzaneJu BRONZE, Lake Worth, Florida
SuzaneJu BRONZE, Lake Worth, Florida
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I need this in my life,
I won't go through the strife.
If you could only see
My lung capacity
You would leave me some laughs, cries, and smiles
And leave me to my mistakes and trials.
But you just turn a blind eye
So I suffocate and die.
Let me be impulsive
And let me learn to live.
I'm choking and I'm wheezing
And yet you keep on squeezing.
You can't leash me to a tree,
Try and have some faith in me.
Wanting to help can't justify
Why you cut off my air supply.


The author's comments:
This poem was inspired by my always being locked in my house. I wasn't a bad child, I was actually very well behaved but my parents were excessively over-protective. I understand that I'm living in today's world but no one should be suffocated.

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on Aug. 15 2011 at 5:32 pm
nikkigonefishin GOLD, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
" A smile is worth a thousand words"
" The purpose of the writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself."- Albert Camus

I liked the rhymes and the flow of the poem. I can also relate like most of us here. Good Job:)

on Aug. 15 2011 at 4:22 am
BreeTayler PLATINUM, Carlisle, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
"Where there is love there is life." --Ghandi

haha! i loved it! and I think most of us can relate!

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on Aug. 14 2011 at 8:23 pm
dancestar GOLD, Westford, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
BE WHO YOU WANNA BE NOT WHO OTHERS WANNA SEE!!!

that was very simple and yet got the point across with feeling and in a very relatable way! good job! plz check out my work if you have time!

Eqrider SILVER said...
on Aug. 14 2011 at 8:21 am
Eqrider SILVER, Louisville, Kentucky
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Very simple, well-written, and relatable. I can tell you put your heart into your poetry.

on Aug. 14 2011 at 12:22 am
PennyM.L SILVER, Lynwood, California
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I can really relate to this. My mom doesnt want me to be in a relationship with a guy, because she's scared for me. she doesnt want me to get hurt, and she thinks i'll go through the same things she did. She doesnt wanna let me live to the fullest. I think i'll show her your poem, maybe then she'll get me. :) great job btw :)

tehefreshy1 said...
on Aug. 13 2011 at 11:30 pm
i can relate.they really are just trying to protect u...but every once in a while we do all need to just breathe and take a deep breath.wether its a breath of relief, anguish, joy, or just confusion.we all need to take it.wonderful work

on Aug. 13 2011 at 11:30 am
UnevenAndHeartbroken BRONZE, West Salem, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"It's not the fear of what's going to happen. It's the fear of not knowing what's afterwards."

I really liked it! Parents really are just trying to protect us. Five stars!


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