Still Alive

October 16, 2011
By AlextheLion DIAMOND, Fort Wayne, Indiana
AlextheLion DIAMOND, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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as the sirens wail and the rain pounds the ground.
while i blare my headphones till there's white sound.
i daydream of a better time and a distant place.
where my life wasn't lived at a NASCAR pace.
where the next moment is unknown and it's frightening.
not like when i was younger & found life enlightening.
poke the pain out of me while i sit in my f***ing room.
where outside that wall i can see hell, my doom.
to venture out is truly scary, paranormal activity three.
i just am so not ready for this, so let me be...

but the pounding on my door will eventually make it shatter.
so i hope to god that all these careless mistakes won't matter.
they weren't even really mine, i just had to uphold them.
while the outside forces scream at me and call me dumb.
well, i'll tell you i'm not an irresponsible, unmotivated human.
i'm ready to blast off this world, no problem with Houston.
my heart still beats to the rhythm of my favorite song,
as Coldplay plays in my car all day long.
every day's a journey i just manage to survive.
i'm easily content with the fact, i'm still alive.

The author's comments:
Growing up and claiming my responsibility.

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