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April 20, 2010
"You will never go far".
"You are wasting your time".
These words cut deeper
Then the sharpest sword
A man has ever known.

They say they only want
The best for my life,
But they laugh at my dream,
The only dream that
I have ever known.

What is "The Real World"?
And how is it so different
From what we as teens
Go through ever day?

I will follow my dream.
I have to,
Because its my only hope
That I will make it through
Another day.

It is all I have...





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SammyJo1318 said...
Feb. 3, 2011 at 11:03 pm
wow, this is really good. it flows very well :)
 
timevampire This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 11, 2010 at 2:01 pm

This is awesome I'm really feeling this.

Maybe you can look at my work some time.

 
JeanGrey said...
May 7, 2010 at 7:25 pm
*claps* Awesome. I know exactly what you mean.
 
Nikki_Loves_Cookies replied...
May 8, 2010 at 2:33 pm

Good job Andrew. I can relate to this. You are awesome at writting poems. Keep it up (:

-Nikki (:

 
Jazzzy517 replied...
May 12, 2010 at 12:48 pm
agreed!!!!
 
Miseltoe said...
May 7, 2010 at 5:55 pm
I had a dream a long time ago... n ive always known nomatter what anyone said i could do whatever I want but having so many dreams muddled together in a world where everyone gets chrush kinda screws up the plans. But hell you only live once go for it.
 
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