Busy Bodies MAG

June 30, 2009
By Sahira Torres BRONZE, Wilmington, Delaware
Sahira Torres BRONZE, Wilmington, Delaware
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Busy bodies
No one can stop
Not even for a single second
Everyone is busy stuck on themselves
JUST STOP
BREATHE
Can’t you hear?
Can’t you listen?
I think I’m going to crash.
Am I alone?
Why is everyone else so perfect?
Is it me?
I try to scream it at the top of my lungs,
“You’re going to overwork yourselves!”
But nothing comes out
There must be an error in my biological system
No one would ever understand
Do I even understand?
Busy bodies
Perfect bodies
I envy the busy bodies
I barely have energy to get up in the morning
They seem to be raging with it
I envy the busy bodies
I envy what they represent joy, happiness
What do I have?
Raging anger
I need to get it out
But no one is listening
They never listen
They’re too busy to even stop
DISAPPOINTMENT
I hear it more than once
I hate busy bodies.



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Nikki M. said...
on Jul. 26 2011 at 12:21 am
I feel the same way. Keep writing! You're so good already!!

delilah34 said...
on Aug. 24 2009 at 4:32 pm
it is very dip but very good

on Aug. 24 2009 at 6:37 am
aspiring.author.09 PLATINUM, Beaumont, Other
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I am a busy body. And I loved it.

on Aug. 16 2009 at 6:37 am
ayeBNFx3 SILVER, Bronx, New York
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=] very nice =]

on Aug. 9 2009 at 3:51 pm
Sahira Torres, Newark, Delaware
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This poem is about the times I had anxiety attacks.

on Aug. 9 2009 at 12:05 am
Eilina Sealtman SILVER, London, Other
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Fast pace, intense and dramatic. It has merely the slightest hint at amateurism. But who cares, to me and almost certainly everyone else it was a masterpeice. Well done.

on Aug. 7 2009 at 12:08 am
Sahira Torres, Newark, Delaware
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Thank you :)

Sahira said...
on Aug. 7 2009 at 12:00 am
Thank you :)

on Jul. 24 2009 at 4:35 pm
JohnDeereGirl DIAMOND, Westerlo, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I'm not"
"Somewhere betweeen us talking, you saying I deserve better, and you making me laugh when I wanted to cry, I fell in love with you."

Love it, Awesome, Keep Writing!!!

Renna BRONZE said...
on Jul. 21 2009 at 12:02 am
Renna BRONZE, Louisville, Georgia
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The title of this poem is so ENGAGING!!!..GReat poem!!

on Jul. 16 2009 at 11:28 pm
yourworstnightmare BRONZE, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
The best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. (Teddy Roosevelt)

That was really good. I liked when you said, "What do I have? Raging anger" Awesome choice of words!

BabyV GOLD said...
on Jul. 16 2009 at 9:11 pm
BabyV GOLD, Jachksoville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
A really good poet write so that the reader can walk in their shoes just for that one minute. Victoria Jones

It is very deep, but very good

on Jul. 11 2009 at 7:44 pm
montreal132 SILVER, Rush, New York
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wow. very intense


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