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Do you believe me when I tell you
I’m not a child hanging on the hem of your pants
That I don’t rely on your footsteps?
That I would breathe if given the chance?
I know you can’t
And why should you?
I don’t believe it myself

I sway back and forth
A palm tree stuck in your moods
Playing with my own fragile life
I probably look pathetic, so tragically torn
Because I am
But I’m reliant on your north winds
Praying they catch me as they blow
So I can be a drifter
Along for the ride as you flow



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Louis This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 1:23 pm:
i really like the theme! well written poem! especially the ending, which i find very effective!
 
the_invisible This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 5:58 pm :
great imagery! It's also quite emotional and you tied it all well!
-Dusan (a fan of k. wislet ) xD
 
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