Reayd To Be Free

October 19, 2009
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I’m tired of waiting for the endless rush of being free-
To feel empty air beneath my un-spread wings,
To stretch and glide; to feel wind blowing through my tousled hair.

I’m tired of being locked up behind bars, just waiting to live my life-
To run and skip; to feel the solid earth beneath my waiting feet,
To spin and frolic; to smell the sweet scent of fragrant wild flowers in full bloom.

I’m tired of following everyone else’s rules, when I just want to break them all-
To yell and scream; to feel a sense of pointless uncontrollable rebellion,
To pout and stomp my feet when someone tells me “no”.

I’m tired of listening to people telling me I’m not perfect, when I just want to be myself-
To laugh and cry; to let my emotions flow like a wide rushing river,
To walk and run in a full out sprint; to live my life at my own pace.

I’m ready to be free.

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MayaChristine This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 27, 2009 at 1:49 pm
Absolutely how I'm sure everyone feels at least once in their lives.
Hisa-Ai said...
Oct. 26, 2009 at 10:43 pm
I like it. It describes exactly how everyone feels at least once in their life. Nice job.
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