April 14, 2010
I am a human

But I am a virus
I see

The destruction all around me
I feel the breeze

Or is that what my brain tells me?
I know all they teach

To God I know nothing
I dream of life

A life I’ll never have
I say something poetic

But it comes out a jumble
I need air

Even as I lay dead
I want to know

Why exactly I’m here
I hear your heart

Beating like a drum

You are human

But you are a machine.

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DanceAway This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 19, 2010 at 3:55 pm
I agree, its clever. good job! 
SUPERMANDwightHoward said...
May 18, 2010 at 6:59 pm
The association to viruses and machines was very creative I love the symbolism
elizabethlaura replied...
May 18, 2010 at 7:47 pm
the metaphors are very clever, and creative. great job!!
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