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For I am alone
Again
Facing my worst fear
Of abandonment
Just sitting as still as possible
Like an old car in a junkyard;
Waiting to be fixed

For I am silence
Pure quiet in the dead of night
Only breathing along with the
Song in my soul
But screaming within
Along with the loud
Bumping and thumping of my heart

For I am a giant oak tree,
Slowly dying and withering away
Always giving and getting nothing in return
Simply caught in a never-ending circle
Of “thought” and life
The Earth holds me planted to the ground
To wait and slowly disappear

For I am me and that is all I can be.





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Writerfreak said...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 1:01 pm

Here I am again telling you how great you are with your writing. You write with so much meaning and love with everything you write. This is amazing, girl!

Joy Price, Oregon

 
Katie_Potatie replied...
Jan. 7, 2011 at 6:56 pm
Thank you so much. The fact that you have taken time out of your day to compliment me on my passion for writing. Thank you so so so much. You are a beautiful person and I am glad to have people like you to support me in things that I do! =)
Love always, Katie from Kansas!
 
tennisislovee34 said...
Jun. 5, 2010 at 9:45 pm

I love th9s poem, i think it has a really good message :)

 

keep it up!:)

 
Katie_Potatie replied...
Jul. 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm
Thank you so much! I enjoy the support! =)
 
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