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Understand That I Don't Understand

“You don’t understand”
That’s what they always tell me
But maybe they’re right
I don’t understand
I don’t understand
Why they won’t let me
Understand
Why would they just
Push me away
Instead of sitting down with me
And explaining it to me
I don’t understand
Why people judge
On the outside
What is on someone’s
Skin
Eyes
Mouth
Instead of what
Is beneath that skin
Story those eyes tell
Words that mouth says
I don’t understand
Why there has to be
Loss
War
Sadness
Instead of
Life
Compromise
Happiness
I just don’t understand
And maybe they’re right
Maybe I never will
But I don’t have to stop
Searching
For the answer
For an explanation





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falling10ssupernova said...
Feb. 17, 2011 at 5:21 pm
yeah i really like this too :)
 
. replied...
Feb. 17, 2011 at 8:42 pm
Thank you guys so much. The feedback means a lot to me.
 
LovelyMiss This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 14, 2011 at 11:43 pm
I really liked this! I understood this perfectly!:)
 
WinterFairy replied...
Feb. 15, 2011 at 3:35 pm
Thanks LovelyMiss :)
 
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