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May 29, 2010
By crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.


They say to color inside the lines,
But think outside the box,
They say to keep one step ahead,
But still turn back the clocks.

They say to wash my hands with soap,
But then to hug a tree,
They say discrimination's wrong,
While on a killing spree.

They say to blend into the crowd,
But also stay unique,
They say to have an outspoken voice,
While still remaining chic.

They say to listen to my folks,
But still to swerve and sway,
Insist I play by all their rules
When none have been displayed.

They say to follow on their path,
But take untrodden road,
They urge my questions to come forth,
While stuck in silent mode.

Demand the perfect answer to
Queries they have not posed,
Expect me to still read their mind,
With privacy imposed.

They say that all will come to end,
But new cannot be taught,
They say to climb my way up top,
While keeping down my thoughts.

They contradict and contravene,
They mix and mash and mold,
They play my heart on plucked bow strings,
With wisdoms of the old.


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on Sep. 18 2011 at 1:52 pm
emilyjoe DIAMOND, Algonquin, Illinois
51 articles 6 photos 34 comments

Favorite Quote:
"What if the person in the puddle is real, and you're just a reflection?" -Calvin & Hobbes

This is absolutely fantastic. I felt it. SO good.

on May. 7 2011 at 11:12 pm
IWillDream54 GOLD, Amarillo, Texas
10 articles 0 photos 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Look out, they're coming after us with big guns,
They're only gonna tell you all the bad things I've done
Even if they words they say aren't true they've won,
Now I'm left here dying in the sun..."

Absolutely. Loved.

on Apr. 2 2011 at 8:34 pm
writingfashionista BRONZE, Mason, Ohio
3 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
Attittide is Everything

This was excellent! Loved the wording in it. I can totally relate to the things you talk about in this poem. Great job!

on Aug. 12 2010 at 12:51 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thankyou!!

on Aug. 12 2010 at 12:50 pm
LoveSickenedRebel GOLD, Lubbock, Texas
12 articles 0 photos 47 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Why does everyone think I need a man? Look if you find a guy who is decent, good with kids and has respect for women, call me." "It is better to have loved, than to have never loved at all."

this was so good!!!!! thanks for your comment and  your really good too!!!!!

on Aug. 4 2010 at 10:01 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thanks so mcuh!!!

on Aug. 4 2010 at 9:40 pm
KathrynPaige GOLD, McCordsville, Indiana
16 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be devoured by spiders and man by his sorrows--Voltaire

I can completely relate! You put everything I think into perfect english!

on Jul. 20 2010 at 7:25 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thanks sooo mcuh!!! it means alot!!!!

liz975 SILVER said...
on Jul. 20 2010 at 4:31 pm
liz975 SILVER, Hollis, New Hampshire
5 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go out and do it. The world needs people who are alive."

wow this is amazing! i can completely relate! I love your work and can't believe none of it's been published in the magazine!! :)

on Jul. 15 2010 at 10:20 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thankyou soo  much!!!!

love2run GOLD said...
on Jul. 15 2010 at 1:14 pm
love2run GOLD, Star Valley, Wyoming
12 articles 4 photos 64 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I failed my way to success." Thomas Edison
"What kind of crazy nut would spend two or three hours a day just running?" Pre
"A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not what ships are built for." John Shedd

This one is my favorite!!! It is soo true, and I can relate so easily. I love your writing, great job!

on Jul. 15 2010 at 11:28 am
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thankyou!!!!!

LivenLove said...
on Jul. 15 2010 at 9:15 am
LivenLove, Washington, Pennsylvania
0 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Words are very powerful, but only if you listen to them."

i absoluetly love this lol its truthful an totally real. nice job:)

on Jun. 28 2010 at 9:09 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

mm hmm....

on Jun. 28 2010 at 8:31 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thanks sooo much!!!!

on Jun. 28 2010 at 8:30 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Wow!!! thankyou sooo much!!!

on Jun. 28 2010 at 8:30 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thankyou!!!!!!!

on Jun. 28 2010 at 4:00 pm
Koala123 BRONZE, Tampa, Florida
1 article 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure its worth watching.

that was awesome. it was long but true

on Jun. 28 2010 at 11:44 am
thezebrasgray PLATINUM, Taylorsville, Utah
46 articles 0 photos 231 comments
amazing!  i have fallen in love with your poetry, i hope more people read it and fall in love with it too

on Jun. 28 2010 at 12:59 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

man, you're really good captain. i love the rhyming schemism and everything eslism. do your dance captain. 5 stars.




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