The Words I Want to Say

December 31, 2009
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The words I want to say
are lost.
The things I want to do
are forgotten.
I carry too much.
I long to release it.
I feel like screaming
but I don't.
I live for
those moments of peace,
of forgetting.
I live for the times
everything is all right.
Those stolen moments
of peace
that make the rest
for how easily we give in
to the sweet taste
of forgetting.

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elizabethlaura said...
Jul. 27, 2010 at 2:52 pm
you capture the confusion and frustration really well - and i LOVE the last line :) great job!
gymbabe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 27, 2010 at 9:10 am
Your style is amazing, it emphasizes the simple beauty of your poems, excellent use of words, and I love the "sweet taste of forgetting" part.
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