Let Your Colors Burst

December 19, 2010
By , Mexia, TX
How can I let him know?
How can I let my colors show?
Without all them people ha-ha-ing,
Without all them callin’ me sin!
I’m safe where I can’t hear ‘em,
In this damned dull closet,
Trapped here with me myself and two choices:
Lie to myself or be a sin and take on them voices.
I pluck the pedals off this here flower I got,
“I should…I should not…should I? or not?”
I will not…lie to myself any longer.
I’ll walk outta this closet and walk over yonder.
I’ll embrace him and let him know,
I’ll let my colors show,
Because now it’s my turn,
T o let my colors brightly burst.

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HasntWrittenInAgesThis 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...
Jan. 7, 2011 at 10:42 pm
I love the transition from 5 to 6, not that there really was one, which is what made it so funny. the pic really matches the poedism. freakin awesome.
alanacarlene replied...
Jan. 11, 2011 at 6:18 pm
Ha thanks very much :)
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