Mother May I Play With Madness

February 15, 2011
By likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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Mother may I play with madness
Life seems so mundane
It seems I'm trapped by expectations
I think I'd like to be insane

All around me is convention
And desperate normalcy
At times it feels theres no one
Who feels the same as me

Somehow I think its better
To be hopelessly confused
Than be a slave to regulation
With an imagination never used

If this is all we're liveing for
Then why are we still here?
I know we have a purpose
I pray that mine is near



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on Jul. 31 2011 at 4:26 pm
redhairCat PLATINUM, Pebble Beach, California
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Favorite Quote:
"I can do anything!"

Ha! Great job!!!

on Jul. 18 2011 at 7:17 pm
ArtsDefinition BRONZE, Camp Springs, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"I know and Understand deep down inside and beyond that life itself is acting all of this out; this kamikaze drama, cosmic if you will but certainly comic in a style so common as to invite confusion" -Al Young (How stars start)

This was amazing. =)

Manish9 SILVER said...
on Jul. 2 2011 at 12:32 am
Manish9 SILVER, Kanpur, Other
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finally found someone good enough to get this feeling down to words ... it beautifully explains one of those times when i just wanna break free and go about doing everything my heart ever longed for  be it sane or insane ... loved the poem and love you for posting such a poem ... keep up the good work ...

 


on Apr. 20 2011 at 3:09 pm
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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why thank you dear <3

on Apr. 20 2011 at 3:08 pm
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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I'm glad you can relate <3

on Apr. 2 2011 at 10:47 am
TheHangingGirl BRONZE, Winter Haven, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Poets utter great and wise things that they themselves can not comprehend."

Thanks for telling me then! I was getting inpatient! hehe.

on Mar. 21 2011 at 8:13 pm
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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mhmmm(: MY ENGLISH TEACHER HAD TO FORCE ME TO SUBMIT SOMETHING. SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS, MY PHONE IS BEING INSANE :O

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on Mar. 21 2011 at 6:29 pm
kag1787 GOLD, Granby, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
i'd rather be hated for who i am than loved for who i'm not- kurt cobain

these violent delights have violent ends, and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss consume -Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare

oh my goodness same here! haha but at least we're getting stuff out there, right? xD

on Mar. 21 2011 at 5:03 pm
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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Of course <3

on Mar. 21 2011 at 3:23 pm
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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Thank you so much(: As for the magazine thing, It makes me nervous just posting it on here.

on Mar. 21 2011 at 12:48 pm
thinkofsomethingbetter GOLD, Tallmadge, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
in short, being vegen just makes you better then everyone else.
- scott pilgrim vs the world. best movie ever!

my very first posts took 3 weeks and i posted three at one time. so i think it just depends on how many you post at one time.

kag1787 GOLD said...
on Mar. 20 2011 at 7:59 pm
kag1787 GOLD, Granby, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
i'd rather be hated for who i am than loved for who i'm not- kurt cobain

these violent delights have violent ends, and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss consume -Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare

i loved this a lot, you beautifully crafted this poem and i really enjoyed reading it. it's poems like need to be in TeenInk magazine! =)

on Mar. 20 2011 at 1:34 pm
rubyrainstorm SILVER, Closter, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
-Buddha.

Thanks so much for telling me! Wow, a month? Okay, I'll enter some new articles that aren't poems. Again, I appreciate it! 8)

on Mar. 19 2011 at 7:33 pm
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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Poetry takes forever, opinion and hot topics take up to a week.

on Mar. 19 2011 at 5:59 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

depends....you`re lookin at maybe a month, or less.

on Mar. 19 2011 at 5:36 pm
TheHangingGirl BRONZE, Winter Haven, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Poets utter great and wise things that they themselves can not comprehend."

Im new to teenink to and its taking forever!!!!! Im so eager to have my writing out there. Can anyone narrow down how long it takes?

on Mar. 19 2011 at 5:08 pm
likeitmatters SILVER, New York, New York
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They absolutely want your poems! I was starting to think the same thing tho, mine took almost a month to be accepted. Poetry takes the longest, my other articles only took a few days.

on Mar. 19 2011 at 3:30 pm
MissyLafae BRONZE, Lynn, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
Better late than never, but never late is better.

that is really true :)

on Mar. 19 2011 at 10:07 am
YankeeSwagg PLATINUM, Holly Springs, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Every burden is a blessing

beautifully written (:

on Mar. 19 2011 at 8:10 am
rubyrainstorm SILVER, Closter, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
-Buddha.

This was such a beautiful poem! I loved it, and I could tell there's a lot of feeling and emotion behind it. I'm a new member of teenink, and I submitted a few poems to the editor probably a week ago. How long does it usually take for an article to earn approval? If you could reply that would be great because I'm starting to think that they don't want my poems on the site because they're bad! 8) Anyways, loved your poem, and continue writing!


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