I am Air

June 14, 2010
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A gusty breeze and a wild mist,
My tears are taken to the moon.
You held my hand and told me its fine,
You would be the one thing I would never loose.

I look back on that day,
And see where it went wrong.
I found that one little mistake.

You chained me down,
Kept me from soaring.
I was a bird locked in its cage.

My wings stopped growing
And I became dull.
Wasted oxygen in a stuffy room.

Until one day I realized
I didn’t need you.

Without you I would be fine.
I don’t need you to breath.
Instead you need me because

I am AIR.

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BoosflashThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 29, 2010 at 2:44 pm
thats nice, i can just imagine you crying on a full moon and your tears fly off into space. and i think its awesome that youre air. and i love the last line. its like "hey look, im air." 5 stars captain, do your dance.
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