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I search for the words, looking at my map, to no avail.

They catch in my throat, fight tooth and nail, and they fail me, again.

So I open my playbook, consult the X’s and O’s, but confidence sneaks up,

And sacks me.

I wish I could explain to you, why I say the things I do, but I can’t.

What? You need me to spell it out? Because I sure do.

Forgive me.

Self-esteem and I aren’t speaking.

But this pen and I are scheming.

Hoping one day I can tell the world how I feel.

Exactly the way I wrote it.



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FangPoet said...
Oct. 8, 2011 at 4:24 pm:
I liked it,and its something most people could relate to having a tied tounge.
 
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Cody_Goelz said...
Oct. 8, 2011 at 9:30 am:
this is actually really good. you have excellent word choice. My favorite part though is your use of personification. i was a little confused as to why you went from a good rhyme skeme to no rhyme but other than that its good
 
Kvothe28 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 8, 2011 at 9:35 am :
Ok cool. I see what ur saying. Thank you so much for commenting. =)
 
Cody_Goelz replied...
Oct. 8, 2011 at 9:53 am :

if you liked my stuff you can check my raps out on youtube just type in cody goelz. youll probably want to listen to all of them because some are alot better than others.

 

 
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