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Today's the day
Today's the day
I am going to change
the world -
just another girl;
torn jeans,
my life a stream
of abnormality,
no purpose to life,
just alive.
But today
today, I have
a superiority,
no inferiority.
Today I will
lolly the pop
ping the pong
cart the wheel.
Today I am a
star in the azure sky,
a rocket with no hesitation
to fly; no destination but
through the rings
and strings
of planets,
around the
puddle of the milky way
through the moondust
scattering the uni-
verse.
Today,
I am a
verse
of poetry,
an ambitious blend
of rhyme, rhythm,
and rambunctiosness.
A perfect personification,
A blazing alliteration.
I am
the realization
of hope in the hearts
of captivated souls.
I may be
the ostrich in a
herd of zebras;
the chickadee in a
flock of geese.
But today
I will change
the world.
Today I am
invincible.
Untouchable.
Unbeatable.
Unstoppable.
Like the billowing wave of
a tsunami,
Like the perfect meal's
umami.
Today is the day
I will change the world,
And tomorrow,
I will
try again.



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otherpoet said...
Jan. 17, 2012 at 6:17 am
Super poem! I love the flow and imagery of "chickadee in a flock of geese" and so on. Your voice really shows in this poem.
 
AngelForeverBleedingLove This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 8, 2010 at 11:58 am

This is really good! It made me happy, which is a lot to say for me... Bravo!

-Angel

 
forgottenpenname This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 26, 2010 at 4:13 pm
I love the end. :) Very inspirational. It made me want to go and move a mountain, lol.
 
ShernayB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 10:11 pm
This is very brilliant. Your words are very powerful and meaningful. Keep writing.
 
Sportschic said...
Feb. 15, 2010 at 7:03 pm
This is amazing. I totally love it. It makes me think about everyone who is trying to change the world.
 
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