Semi-Automatic

April 1, 2010
By Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.


My inspiration has given up
My motivation met me half way
When my ambitions lost the fight
My encouragement just went away
It’s easy to get my engine started
But it won’t start up all the way
A few more tries is all it will take
And one more try is all it takes
All my dreams sit wide awake
Troubled by emotions they can’t name
And when my reasons saw the ordeal
They didn’t have very much to say
The closest I ever come to sleep at night
Is crying over it during the day
So I stole sleep and wasted dreams
In the end my dreams put sleep to waste
Every time I retrace my steps
It’s success that always seems to fade
I told victory of my tragic defeat
And when she heard this she ran away
I pleaded to my aspirations
But I couldn’t get them to stay
I tempted them with visions of triumph
But my triumph saw no reason to stay.
I’m speechless after it all
So I just listen to my disgrace
But even he had given up
For even he couldn’t go all the way.



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on Aug. 2 2011 at 10:45 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

oh Aderes,my dear, again you have taken my mushrooms and turned them into bologna sandwiches. thank you.

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on Aug. 2 2011 at 4:23 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

Sometimes I feel like this, like all my inspiration has faded away.I can't believe someone was able to turn that emotion into a poem. True genius. 

on Aug. 5 2010 at 11:04 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

yeah, so you can stop pacing back and forth captain.

on Aug. 4 2010 at 6:11 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

Exactly....

on Aug. 3 2010 at 2:31 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

hence the phrase "natural assumption".

on Aug. 2 2010 at 6:05 am
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

If it's a natural assumption, then there's gotta be some truth in it.

on Jul. 29 2010 at 9:24 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

thats not paranoia, thats just a natural assumption. if you want to see paranoia then look at this captain...

on Jul. 29 2010 at 5:16 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Haha, I'm just perinoid like that...

on Jul. 28 2010 at 4:55 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

sure, like we held a sign up that said "please read these posts because they're your business and not ours, and boosflash and i really do care what you think." sure captain, like i really see that coming...

on Jul. 26 2010 at 4:38 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Yes, but these posts would also not be so confusing to people reading them if we understood what we were talking about.  Some people may know, and others may not, but if we knew, then there'd be nothign here for people to speculate about, would there?

on Jul. 26 2010 at 2:02 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

not that i want you to be confused, but it helps. these posts wouldnt be so long if we knew what each other were talking about.

on Jul. 18 2010 at 8:19 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Ahaha, alright, I'll try to remember next time he's on...though he's not as random as you are, and he'll probably think it weird.  But I'm sure he'll like the attention.  And do you mean you WANT me to be confused, and it throws you off that I'm not?

on Jul. 18 2010 at 5:26 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

well, i'm not expecting us to be on the same page, so when we are it throws me off. i guess i look foward to the chaos and confusion. it helps us do our dance. tell your friend i love him much very.

on Jul. 9 2010 at 12:12 am
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Haha, well also ironically, you remind me of another one of my friends who is completely random, and whenever we chat on Facebook, he expects me to be as random as he is, and I am, but that doesn't make me random.  I can BE random, though I'm a literal person.  And I didn't really count the posts, I was estimating how many I'd seen in my Yahoo! inbox.

on Jul. 6 2010 at 8:32 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Get, Got, Gotten.

ironically, when you talk random to someone the last thing you expect them to do is say something completely random to what you said, and i cant believe you actually counted the posts.

on Jul. 6 2010 at 9:25 am
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Well, how bout this?  I was being random not only because I can be a random person, but because you were being random, as well, and I just went with the flow of the conversation (if you would call it that).  However, if we did, in fact, have a real conversation, I'm sure you would find me to be quite dull and boring and wouldn't want to spend time filling out 13 Teen Ink responses just to reply to my mindless jabbering.

on Jul. 6 2010 at 1:36 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

much you very thank captain. i really input your appreciate.

on Jul. 6 2010 at 1:15 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

(we could have real talk and answer your question) its actually the randomness in some of your responses. on several occasions i've said or asked something and then you responded and by your response it was clear that we lost each other.so depending on your definition of real talk, i'm not sure how it would turn out....

on Jul. 3 2010 at 9:08 pm
Chinadoll BRONZE, Dallas, Texas
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This is Awesome! Very well put and written and I like what you're saying. Great Job!

on Jul. 3 2010 at 7:49 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Alright...(and I'm thinking, if you're getting so fired up about my lousy talk, how fired up do you get about REAL talk??)


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