"Hold your head high, gorgeous"

October 14, 2009
By xLyss SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
xLyss SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"So hold your head high gorgeous, there's people that would kill to see you fall."
"Carpe Diem. Seize the day! Make your lives extraordinary."


It's a spinning, spinning circle;
You promised yourself you wouldn't get involved.
Not again, and definitely not like this.
Yet the tempting siren begs you to heed its call.
Either way, it's a dead end trap.

And you're caught up in something
that you had no intention of being caught up in ever again.

But the temptation's good-
While it lasts.
Who knows how long that will last.

But you hold your head high,
Ignore the jeers of that malicious crowd,
And when all else fades to dust
And the siren has tired of its prey:
You do not falter.
You do not cry out.
You carry on.

The author's comments:
A gem I found among the rocks, this piece deals with the common whispers, rumors, and attempts at bringing another person's downfall that comes with the perks of being in high school.

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xLyss SILVER said...
on Oct. 27 2009 at 5:58 pm
xLyss SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"So hold your head high gorgeous, there's people that would kill to see you fall."
"Carpe Diem. Seize the day! Make your lives extraordinary."

Yeah, I find writing to be a great catharses/place to vent all of the emotion out (:

on Oct. 26 2009 at 9:25 pm
soccerpsycho49 PLATINUM, Teaneck, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Those who say that sunshine is happiness have never danced in the rain.

its totally true though...like if you look at my poems half of its about death which may sound depressing but like.....grief=great poetry. lol.

xLyss SILVER said...
on Oct. 26 2009 at 8:45 pm
xLyss SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"So hold your head high gorgeous, there's people that would kill to see you fall."
"Carpe Diem. Seize the day! Make your lives extraordinary."

Thanks for the feedback (:

This poem was written during one of my suppressed days- those infamous highschool days when it seems all the world is against you (though, in my case, all the world WAS against me. At least, most of the school and more of the viscious circle) Haha, it's funny to see how negative things can suddenly turn into a burst of inspiration (:

on Oct. 26 2009 at 3:18 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
26 articles 0 photos 493 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

Another wonderful poem! You described this situation so well! Love it!


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