Waiting MAG

January 20, 2011
By A_Jean PLATINUM, Citrus Heights, California
A_Jean PLATINUM, Citrus Heights, California
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Favorite Quote:
"we all carry these things inside that no one else can see. they hold us down like anchors and they drown us out at sea."
"i'm trying to figure out which parts of my personality are mine and which ones I created to please you"

Most of our lives are spent waiting.
For lunchtime,
For birthdays,
For the end of a school day,
For happiness.

We wait and wish,
Hoping that time will speed up,
That life will become easier somehow.

In the midst of all the waiting,
We stop and look around.
We see what we have,
And realize it will all be gone someday.

Armed with our knowledge of the future,
We smile and know we are ready to face it head on,
Aware that our waiting has paid off.

We understand,
And see the world as it truly is;
A gift worth waiting for.

The author's comments:
In order to really understand something, we have to realize that, just because we have it now and we have had it for as long as we can remember, it won't be around forever.

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This article has 6 comments.

Mr. M said...
on Aug. 18 2011 at 1:34 am
Alyse,  Your free verse shows a level of maturity beyond your years.  I love your writing.  Please keep at it.  Can't wait to see your next efforts.  Mr. M

monahanz said...
on Feb. 4 2011 at 9:30 pm
Beautiful poem, Alyse!  Great job!

mrs.moniz said...
on Feb. 4 2011 at 3:48 pm
Beautiful,Alysse! such an important rmessage to convey!

on Feb. 4 2011 at 8:59 am
Very well said, Alyse! You are a beautiful writer and your maturity is shown in this poem.

bcoupeann said...
on Feb. 3 2011 at 10:21 am
What a beautiful piece.  You are very talented, and wise beyond your years.  Keep it up!!

on Feb. 2 2011 at 8:27 pm
I love this so much Alyse! Great job <33


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