Good Enough

July 8, 2011
By Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."


I’ve felt things changing before
And I feel them changing now
At the moment, I’m not quite sure
How they’re changing
It’s more subtle, this time
Than times before

The change isn’t that I want to be alone
But that I’m comfortable alone
My thoughts haunt me from afar
On blissful days I can banish them entirely
Today is one of those days

I’m actually happy
Just because of simple things
An earbud offered in friendship
A peaceful lunch with my book and I
Taking pleasure in life as it is
And not worrying about the future

Maybe things aren’t what they seem
It’s possible the friendship was insincere
And possible that a catastrophe will befall me
As soon as I finish the book

But happiness
True happiness
Isn’t worrying about the future
Or how people perceive you
It’s about enjoying each breath you take
And all the joys that come with that breath

Knowing that
I banish treacherous thoughts entirely
For now

Right now
That’s good enough


The author's comments:
Pretty self explanatory. A quick thank you to my amazing friends; you show me something new about life everyday.

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Kai17 GOLD said...
on Dec. 18 2011 at 10:27 am
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

Thank you so much! No, I don't mind checking out your work at all.

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Dec. 4 2011 at 6:22 pm
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

Thank you!

on Nov. 28 2011 at 6:12 am
swiftheart GOLD, Houston, Texas
17 articles 5 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If someone were to pay you 10 cents for every kind word you ever spoke and collect 5 cents for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor?"

This is good.

on Nov. 26 2011 at 3:09 pm
ebj.2014 PLATINUM, St. John, Washington
21 articles 0 photos 50 comments
I love this! Great writing and portrayal of your characters. Would you mind checking some of my poetry out? Thanks so much and fantastic job!

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Nov. 26 2011 at 1:08 pm
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

Thank you so much!

on Nov. 26 2011 at 12:46 pm
Simplemelody GOLD, Otisco, Indiana
17 articles 12 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
May the sun always shine on your windowpane; May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain; May the hand of a friend always be near you; May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.

Wow excellent job. This poem really touches home and shows us that it isnt about the big picture but, the little pieces that make it. You have great wording within this piece and a lot of symbolism. I loved every part of this poem and the entire thing as a whole. Amazing job!

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Jul. 26 2011 at 6:02 pm
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

Forgot to click respond; please see most recent comment of mine. Thanks!

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Jul. 26 2011 at 6:02 pm
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

Thank you ever so much. My day just got a thousand times better (even though it's already afternoon!).

My friends are the inspiration for this; even though I won't be seeing them half as often as I used to, I still appreciate the influence they've had on my life.


on Jul. 26 2011 at 8:22 am
blitsnik SILVER, Palm Bay, Florida
8 articles 0 photos 51 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you must mount the gallows, give a coin to the headman, a jest to the crowd, and meet the drop with a smile on your lips."

Gonna quote your ending, to say that this poem is Beyond being good enough. it was great, and i loved this part , "It’s about enjoying each breath you take
And all the joys that come with that breath" because it is so true. great job, and i look forward to reading more.

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Jul. 23 2011 at 12:59 pm
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

=) Thank you so much.

on Jul. 23 2011 at 8:04 am
Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
19 articles 0 photos 324 comments

Favorite Quote:
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else - Erna Bombeck

In three words i can sum up everything I've learned in life: it goes on -Robert Frost

Live, Love, Laugh - ______

Hope, Love, breathe <3 - Me

i really like this poem. Especially the last 3 verses. I think its written really well and i like the way the verse are split up aswel. I also like the range of words you you and how you phrase the poem. Good job! :)

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Jul. 19 2011 at 1:57 pm
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

It does have the same idea as that one, doesn't it? =) Thank you so much.

on Jul. 19 2011 at 1:40 pm
thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
9 articles 0 photos 353 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.

I love this poem. I have the exact same views and I feel like I could have written this just because i agree with it, you know what i mean? It reminds me of the No Matter How Long You Search for Perfect poem you read of mine! Great usage of words, too. Good JOB!

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Jul. 17 2011 at 8:52 am
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 340 comments

Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

Thank you!

on Jul. 16 2011 at 11:04 pm
TheHangingGirl BRONZE, Winter Haven, Florida
1 article 1 photo 250 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Poets utter great and wise things that they themselves can not comprehend."

Amazing. I love the strong ending and it flowed really good for me. :)


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