Or that's what they tell me...

November 9, 2009
By Callaghan PLATINUM, Medford, Massachusetts
Callaghan PLATINUM, Medford, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.
-Marcus Zusak, The Book Thief


The right answer?
i do not know
i do not know anything at all
or that is what they tell me

The right answer?
i wish i knew,
but i don't
everyone says so,
so it must be true,
or that's what they tell me

so maybe i shouldn't try
maybe there's no point
i'll never be right
never
or that's what they tell me


So i won't show you my talent
my prowess
yes, i know that word
but i understand if you don't believe me
or that's what they tell me

so i'll shut up
like you said to,
take myself away from you,
like you said to.
no one will ever know
that i have this talent

Or that's what they tell me


The author's comments:
It's not really about me, or about a kid at my school, but about anyone who has a unique talent, but everyone puts her down...I'm sorry.

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