I Am... Me

November 17, 2011
By C.Erickson BRONZE, Wausau, Wisconsin
C.Erickson BRONZE, Wausau, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Begin at the begining and go on till you come to the end; then stop"- Lewis Carol's 'Alice in Wonderland'


There came a time in my life where I wasn't afraid to admit it
I'm not marvelous
or amazing
I'm not unique
or magnificent
I'm just Connor.
A six lettered human being.
A parasite that grew too large.
A fault in the status-quo.
But I, I am an innovator.
I am a mistake
created on accident.
But I never make mistakes.
I am a cold heart.
I threw away the bible
and opened my arms
to those who wish to feel my embrace.
I am Connor
and that's all I will ever be.
I am nothing
but me.



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Stolzy said...
on Mar. 22 2012 at 10:45 am
Stolzy, Wausau, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Milk every day for all it can give"

Wow Connor.... Very powerful. Extrordinary poem!

on Dec. 14 2011 at 6:59 pm
CarrieAnn13 GOLD, Goodsoil, Other
12 articles 10 photos 1648 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." --Douglas Adams

"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." --Marcus Aurelius

Wow, this is great.  I just have a bit of criticism.

1.  In some places you use punctuation, but you don't really at the beginning (ie: 'I'm not marvelous or amazing/I'm not unique or magificent').  You might want to keep it consistent.

2.  'bible' should be capitalized.

Other than that, this is a great poem!  I can really feel the raw emotion behind this and I think a lot of teens can appreciate its message.  Great work!


on Nov. 30 2011 at 6:27 pm
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?"

Original, amazing, I am lost of words right now.

 



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