Living as if Dead

January 17, 2011
Perhaps my dreams will forever be humble,
Drained of all emotion forever grown.

Within my peaks of literary text,
I grieve among all I've lost,
Talent quite broken and shallow lines spoken,
There is nothing left to resemble Frost.

Their words so strong and confiding,
Engraving the insecurity of my soul,
I weep of sorrow and tragedy,
This feeling the feeling I've gotten to know.

When all is drained and empty,
I shall search for the meaning of my goal,
And perhaps come upon recognition,
For who I was; what painted my inner soul.

You may perhaps think of me weak,
And yes, I am ashamed to agree,
Yet for as long as I breath, I will no longer mope,
Emphasizing among the beauty of my eternity.

Through all times of dreamt fate,
For which poetry I've learned to hate,
I've adapted to a realm far quite brighter,
With power of course, I've regained my confidence by force,
And, hey b****,
I'm a writer.

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RemmiWrote said...
May 8, 2011 at 5:37 pm
I love this, its so deep. The ending is awesome: so....spunky:D
Aderes18 said...
Apr. 22, 2011 at 10:49 am

The boy in the picture is kind-of cute. 


Aderes18 said...
Apr. 22, 2011 at 10:46 am
Again, I love this poem!
PerfectMGymnast This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 25, 2011 at 1:18 am
i agree with Hotaru!! you are very gifted wiith words!! And i'd love to see you post more poems soon! :)
Hotaru said...
Mar. 23, 2011 at 3:17 pm
Once again your writing is really well written. You have a true gift with words. I would love to read more poems written by you.
AprilSunshine said...
Mar. 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm
You are a really talented poet my dear! Keep writing! I want to read more!
mcnwritingsoul said...
Mar. 7, 2011 at 2:33 pm
ohhhh plzzz do!!!!
IamtheshyStargirl said...
Mar. 3, 2011 at 5:20 pm
I really can't believe that no one else has commented on your work. You really are a good poet.
mcnwritingsoul replied...
Mar. 3, 2011 at 6:30 pm
thank u sooo much!! can u spread the word about me? help me go platinum!!!!
IamtheshyStargirl replied...
Mar. 4, 2011 at 5:08 pm
I'd love to, I find that it really helps to post in the forums. I could start a thread about you and your work :)
mcnwritingsoul said...
Feb. 11, 2011 at 3:35 pm
If you have noticed, the first stanza within this poem is rather "short," as before it was published, there were two additional sentences consisting of an extension of details. please keep this in mind, as i appologize for any confusion.xo, liz
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