Let Me Be Free

May 25, 2011
I want to be free
To wake up in the morning
And not have a list of assignments to do.
I don’t want to work all weekend,
Watch longingly at the people walking on the sidewalk,
Be so close to them yet unable
To join,
Held by the iron shackles of school
EOCs, finals, tests, projects, never ending work.
I want to
Breathe the air of carelessness,
Drink the potion of independence,
Leave my dark, dank cave.
I want to
Stay out until midnight,
Get a little crazy with friends.
I want to be free –
Open the door to my cage,
Prop open the window,
Give me life.

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introducingshelby said...
Jun. 24, 2011 at 6:31 pm

I get every word you wrote there c:


Hi, I'm Shelby, by the way. (I saw on your page, you speak French? SERIOUSLY? That is too cool. You lucky arse.)

swimmergirl5683 said...
Jun. 24, 2011 at 5:05 pm

thanks :)

anagam - i found my inspiration for that line in my school play, bye bye birdie... 55 hours of torture and fun :)

Anagam said...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 2:06 pm
i love it!! "drink the potion of independence" very nice :D
hanging_girl_666 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 23, 2011 at 9:49 pm

I like the last part alot!


Stay out till midnight. get a little crazy with friends.

I want to be free- Open the door to my cage and prop open the windows. Give me life."

Original and lovely. I feel the same!

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