October 17, 2009
I long to be free, ill make it some day.
Writing this poem will take my mind away.
In the distance i hear a bird tweet its parting farewell.
I long to be free, just the sky and me.
Not a care in the world, wild and free.
Now im pulled back into reality.
How miserable reality proves to be.
Im like a caged bird, trying to break free.
How sweet it would be to break away from everything that breaks my heart.
From everything that threatens to tear me apart.
But for now i am trapped, i must accept it.
Though it would be easiest to slip away from the pain.
I must accept that this is real.
I must not slip away and never return.
Even though that is for what my heart may burn.
I must keep holding on,
If not for me, then for you.
Though im like a poor little caged bird.
Waiting to be set free, Ill make it someday.
You just wait and see...

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Lil_Soldier said...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 9:29 pm
This poem was beautiful Hannah... :)
ShernayB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 19, 2010 at 3:29 pm
Awwww. I really like this. I have a poem, its also called "Caged". I don't think it could relate to this, but the girl in my poem has all these thoughts inside her head as your poem goes. I love this piece of yours. You are extremely talented. If you don't mind, will you please check out my work. [Especially "Caged"]Leave a comment and rate if you wish. Thanks!
Hannahbear<3 replied...
Jan. 23, 2010 at 8:45 am
awh.. thank you dearly =D and yes i will read your stuff =D
Fayrouz This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 14, 2009 at 8:20 pm
reading it makes me feel like flying, but if you want me to SOAR, use better word choice. what i mean is...instead of want...may be you use "desire" and instead of the constant caged bird, refer to yourself as something may be a dog on a leash. idk, i just hear so much of caged birds i get sick of them...NO OFFENSE! i realize you don't want to be a caged bird...caged birds are trapped in for their beauty...may be say something about that? idk...when i write poetry, i w... (more »)
Hannahbear replied...
Nov. 14, 2009 at 8:25 pm
ya totally :) thanks a bunch!
Fredwardness said...
Nov. 5, 2009 at 6:10 pm
good job hannah! i like it...yea i just wanted to see if u had work up so yea and i luved it i totally feel that way sometimes, only when a wave of depression overcomes me =( but it was the awesomest
Hannahbear replied...
Nov. 6, 2009 at 4:41 pm
thanks fred! :D
dragonfan said...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 8:56 am
Wow. This is really good. I saw you on forums so i looked you up. I love this. Keep up the awesome work! =)
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 12:03 pm
thank you so much!!!! :D
Jatavion said...
Oct. 22, 2009 at 9:41 pm
I decided to read your work seeing as how we have been talking in the forums. Lol.
Anyways, this poem is really great, and I would love to read more by you :)
I also decided to look at your interests page and noticed that we like a lot of the same things, which I thought was cool.
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 11:23 am
Thanks :)
I'll have more work up soon hopefully, i submitted some more yesterday and im still waiting for it to be accepted or whatever.
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 3:40 pm
OMG. This is so stupid. We were talkin on the forums and then mine just got erased all of a sudden, and I have no clue why...
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 4:48 pm
ya...same here :(
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 24, 2009 at 10:41 am
i think my parents might've deleted it cause they have my password and were on here about the same time that it got deleted, but i've got no clue y they would've done that....
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 24, 2009 at 12:16 pm
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 8:41 am
i changed my pw though so they can't do that again. lol
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 12:02 pm
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 2:21 pm
yup. lol :-)
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 2:48 pm
yep :] :] :]
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 6:04 pm
let me know when you're back cause i really wanna talk to ya.
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