Be Different

May 27, 2010
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Sitting in a daze
My eyes glaze
Over into a haze

Silence consumes
Like sitting in an empty room
They walk by and assume

Out of the norm
This is my true form
So I’m not clear cut, cozy, and warm

The beat to my drum
Doesn’t fit the normal strum
As I sit here and pop my gum

Why does everyone have to be the same?
Why give people a name?
People aren’t cookies cut from a small metal frame.

Deep down everyone is unique
Some hide their difference and do not speak
What makes you a jock, weird, a geek, or a freak?

Judgments need to end
Then more helping hands will be lend
Make the more different ones, the ones you defend

But a perfect world can never be
Which is a sad reality
At least I can always count on me.

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trblue said...
Jul. 1, 2010 at 5:51 am

thay is sick.
i mean

it was good.

you bring life to your work mine is dead, but your really good. keep doing u.

darkmistress said...
Jul. 1, 2010 at 12:48 am
i understand wht you mean i can relate
DubiousDamsel said...
Jun. 30, 2010 at 7:46 am
Very nice. I love how you changed up the beat of certain lines; it kept it from becoming monotonous or chant-y. Lovely!
arharrison said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 10:37 pm
wow,this is the best thing I have read in a while,I loved so many of the lines it has a great point why should we all be the same everyone is different in some way,wonderful job!
cphertz08 said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 1:09 pm

so true, so true. why should we all be the same? 

you're a great writer!

xovanillatwilightxo This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 9:11 am
"People aren’t cookies cut from a small metal frame." i loved that line haha. overall an awesome poem and very relatable. check out my work?im new here:)
insanewriter23 said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 9:09 am
i loved this poem and i feel like that all the time! i love the ryhme and the meaning well done!
DallysGrrl said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 7:59 am
Really really awesome rythm in this poem. it's something people could relate to and that's one of the best parts of the poem. really amazing job.
DallysGrrl replied...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 8:00 am
Check out my work??
mwahxandxmwa said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 5:05 am

I like you thought and the way that you have worded you opnion really does make mark. You have amazing flow and rythm.

Most of all i definately agree :D

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