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Burn Out

November 27, 2010
By MadisonReneeJane GOLD, Norman, Oklahoma
MadisonReneeJane GOLD, Norman, Oklahoma
12 articles 5 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
The walls we build around us to keep out the sadness also keep out the joy. - Jim Rohn

This school was too big for me
When I was here before it started
So were you, standing alone
I stared for a minute until I gave up

This class was too much for me
Until you turned around and spoke up
I couldn’t believe it, sitting there
Listening to you go on

This dare was too risky for me
As I stood in the cool night waiting for you
My heart pounding, the wind swirling
Then you met me at the end of my street

This secret was too extreme for me
Your hand connected with her cheek
My brother saw, my brother told
And he warned, but I won’t listen

This life is too boring for me
So I get in your car and you drive
We drive until the lights burn out, our hearts burn out
And our past lives are burned out with them

The author's comments:
About my friend, Matt.

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on Jun. 1 2011 at 5:27 pm
krarthurs SILVER, Plymouth, Massachusetts
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All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
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This was very deep. I loved it. You did a great job telling a story in only a few words. Good job!

on Dec. 14 2010 at 6:39 pm
poetrydiva93 BRONZE, Ferguson, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"..Never let the fear of striking out..keep u from playing the game.."

I like this alot,,,keep it up!

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