Without You

March 10, 2010
By , Pleasanton, CA
Every single step
Farther from you
Is closer up
To being through.

Every decision I make
That was decided on my own
Makes a small lake
Into a vast ocean.

I can feel myself hiking
To the top of the mountain
And all without thinking
Without you I won’t win.

I can compete
In my own solitude
And this I will complete
With my own attitude.

Because I don’t need you
To sum up who I’ll be
I will stay true
Just wait, you’ll see.

I feel myself growing
As a person, as am I.
I am glowing
And quietly, I say goodbye.





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nerdalert said...
May 20, 2010 at 5:54 pm
great!! one of my favorites
 
iloveyouithink said...
May 20, 2010 at 5:53 pm
genius! i love this poem!!
 
Aifan said...
May 20, 2010 at 5:52 pm
love it! brilliantly written as always
 
readingirl said...
May 20, 2010 at 5:52 pm
this has a tone of self-acceptance. i can feel your confidence increasing through every word. it rubbed off! though this poem was based off something sad, it made me happy. love it!
 
Brian_Lambert said...
Apr. 11, 2010 at 9:53 pm
This is very good... I like your word choice, and its something i can relate to very well.
 
PrezLover101 said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 6:48 pm
I went through something like that, too. I like your choice of words :)
 
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