Overcoming Stage Fright

September 1, 2009
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The hot gooey substance bubbled inside me
The colors glowed from the plasma-like liquid
Strange as warm winds whispering
You just won’t believe what it did

My voice sounded more clearer than before
Never croaked, coughed, not even stuttered
It was flowing water. I spoke so gracefully
Twas like a heartening embrace, my heart fluttered

My smile beamed as my eyes twinkled with delight
The pride inside me nearly burst in surprise
The big crowd of people clapped in awe
But there was someone I missed, someone I did not realize

The person right next to me, also giving a bow
Had a smile curling right up his mouth
And not just because he did well
And not because nothing went south

But in amazement that this girl went beyond
She went past fear that kept her hidden in a sack
Now she’s standing here with him
Together, nothing could hold them back

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PoetOfMusic said...
Apr. 13, 2013 at 11:57 pm
Totally awesome. I wish I could overcome stage fright...
tangem This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 8:07 pm
Hey, nice job. Thanks for your comments, by the way ;)
tangem This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 8:08 pm
Oops, nevermind about the comments!
vegetarianJx3 said...
Sept. 8, 2009 at 9:28 pm
CBS, you're a wonderful fabulous writer!!!!!! You get so deep and have such imagery in your poems. fantastic!: )
Skylar B. said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 5:50 pm
Wow! You are amazing! I've felt the same way when I have a violin solo.
dreamer_believer said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 4:12 pm
awesome! :)
~*The-Broken-Hearted-Girl*~ said...
Sept. 2, 2009 at 5:09 pm
AHMAZING!!! O.O you are awesome!
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