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Help, I'm stuck.
Back row.
Center stage.
Lost in the crowd of individuals.

Straining to hear myself
Over the silent scream

I'm alone
But that's what I wanted

Isn't it?

The search for myself
Intersects
The road maps
And game plans
Of so many others

Searching for themselves

Just
Like
Me

The taste of monotony fills my ears
And I'm back to where I began

Alone in a sea of millions

Hidden within myself.
Trapped in a broken spotlight.



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_Elsy_ said...
Jun. 30, 2010 at 10:02 pm
beautiful, i loved it. you should keep writing. btw-can you check out some of my stuff?
 
annexgrey This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 31, 2010 at 6:15 am

This is beautiful!

I especially like the middle parts - straining to hear yourself, but this being what you thought you had wanted, and the spacing of "Just like me" implying such a harsh finality.

Your beginning and ending also tied the poem together beautifully.

C'est fantastique :)

 
lunaEccentric replied...
Jun. 1, 2010 at 4:16 pm
Thank you!
 
Sarahnade This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 18, 2010 at 5:24 pm
Favorite! Why do you ask? Because I can feel the emotion, not only through the words, but through the structure. It's disorganized in an organized way. I want more of this.
 
lunaEccentric replied...
May 19, 2010 at 9:41 pm
Thanks! and don't worry. you will...eventually. :)
 
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