All They Laugh At

November 29, 2012
By TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown


They laugh at my hands
Covered in ink eternal
From gripping my pen
While writing in my journal

They laugh at my pencil
Short and stubby to boot
From writing in my journal
My only venting route

They laugh at my pen
My pencil replaced
Running low on ink
With unsurpassed haste

They laugh at my marker
My pen no more
They call me mean names
As I try to ignore

They laugh at my crayon
My marker has died
My writing is blurry
But still full of my pride

They laugh at my paintbrush
My crayon has broken
I'm trying to forget them
But they've still spoken

They laugh at my journal
My only output
Then grab it away
They might as well cut off my foot

They laugh at my tears
As my journal is shredded
Their faces crease into laughter
I'm becoming lightheaded

They laugh at my feelings
Bottled up inside
I no longer can vent
They've intensified

They laugh at the hurt
I experience now
From trapping feelings in
And never letting them out


The author's comments:
Read me out loud. (: It's about doing everything I can to keep writing.

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on Mar. 27 2013 at 9:32 pm
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
72 articles 0 photos 861 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

Thank you so much! (: Sometimes I get made fun of for writing, and this is just another fantasy in my head. ;)

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on Mar. 27 2013 at 4:37 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

Aww, this is so sad. Yet I can relate to it. Writing is truly our only form of talking about what we feel others will judge us for revealing. Rhyme is beautiful as well here. The emotion, it's lovely. 

on Jan. 5 2013 at 11:30 am
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
72 articles 0 photos 861 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

Thank you! I was trying to capture that same emotion in the piece. I'm glad you enjoyed readgin!

on Jan. 3 2013 at 8:26 pm
GraphicWriter DIAMOND, Yuba City, California
63 articles 10 photos 89 comments
This is intense. I know what you mean though, being unappreciated, seeing writing as your only vent. This piece of poetry is amazing. Very well written. They may laugh, but they don't laugh for long.


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