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You've left me alone

and I'm nearing a state of panic

There's a mountain before me

and I'm feeling the strain and the havoc


You didn't realize

that I'm paralyzed

at the thought of making it on my own



I don't think I can do it alone


Each step that I'm taking

I feel like I'm breaking


down to the ground

And I need you beside me

but you're so far, so far, too far


to hear me calling

and I don't know if you'd come if you did

And you're not

so I've got

to go on my own

all alone


And I'm scared of leaving

I don't like this lying

My heart is broken

I don't know why I'm trying

but I've got to go on my own

and I've got to on alone


A cliff to one side

A sheer wall that is wide

Rocky terrain

Lightning and rain

And though my hopes are fading fast

I hope they can last

until I reach the top

'cause if they don't

then I'll drop

to the bottom

never to rise again


The choices I'm choosing

make me feel like I'm losing


I'm going 'round and 'round

And I want you beside me

but you're so far, so far, too far


to hear me calling

And I don't know if you'd come if you did

But you're not

so I've got

to go on my own

all alone


all alone

all alone


And I'm scared of leaving

I don't like lying

My heart is broken

I don't know why I'm even trying

but I've got to go on my own

and I've got to on alone


On my own





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Hazel-daisy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 6:54 pm
the emotions in this fill the entire poem, i really like it and i can relate...a lot...great job :)
 
Just.A.Dream said...
Nov. 20, 2010 at 3:31 pm

Great job with this song! It's filled with emotion, and I can DEFINITELY relate to it!

 

 
Tin Man said...
Nov. 20, 2010 at 1:34 pm
It's wonderful and hopefully people experiencing the pain of being alone will have love ones there to support them.
 
redhairCatThis 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. replied...
Jul. 10, 2011 at 11:15 pm

New work of mine just got posted. Please check it out it! Thanks!

 

 
JoeysGirl said...
Nov. 15, 2010 at 7:43 pm
That amazing! Its so true it feels like in life were so alone...
 
redhairCatThis 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. replied...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 6:32 pm
Thanks! I really love feedback on my work - it lets me know if I'm on the right path. Would you mind taking a look at some of my other songs, please? And let me know when you contribute something to Teen Ink. I'd like to check out your work, too!
 
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