Who I'll Always Be

November 24, 2011
By AvaJay GOLD, Spokane, Washington
AvaJay GOLD, Spokane, Washington
13 articles 4 photos 184 comments

Favorite Quote:
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not pray for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
~ Tagore


He was always the popular one
The guy with all the friends
He carries his popularity like a gun
No one dares stand against him
Girls stare and giggle when he walks by
Ignoring the little sister, his very kin
That follows in his shadow behind him
They say he is the guy with everything
Could that everything ever include me?
"Aren't you his sister?" they ask
No, that's not who I want to be
It's his popularity
His name rings out, clear and loud
The crowd adores him and calls out
But I don't hear the sound
I only follow him around
Trying to fit into his shoes
And keep my head down
The know me only as "His Sister"
I want to tell them that
I am not "His Sister"
I have a name
I have a life
I am Me
But I just nod
Because I am his sister
That's who I'll always be


The author's comments:
This is about my big brother. About when I simply followed behind him for so long.

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so_joy SILVER said...
on Nov. 29 2012 at 11:27 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

WOW! That was an amazing peice of work! You are SO talented!!! Great job!! Please read, rate, and comment on my poems. It would mean a lot:) Thanks!

AvaJay GOLD said...
on Jan. 7 2012 at 10:06 am
AvaJay GOLD, Spokane, Washington
13 articles 4 photos 184 comments

Favorite Quote:
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not pray for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
~ Tagore

~~Thanks~~

on Jan. 5 2012 at 8:39 pm
shmam7624 SILVER, Evansville, Wisconsin
6 articles 0 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
We must become the change we want to see
-Mahatma Gandhi

I love it! You are an amazing poet. This poem is great, everything about it.

AvaJay GOLD said...
on Dec. 13 2011 at 11:33 pm
AvaJay GOLD, Spokane, Washington
13 articles 4 photos 184 comments

Favorite Quote:
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not pray for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
~ Tagore

Aww thanks! Ya, I don't follow in my bro's shadow any more :)

AliLinnS GOLD said...
on Dec. 13 2011 at 8:44 pm
AliLinnS GOLD, Heislerville, New Jersey
12 articles 0 photos 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I love you, sweet Kate. And I'm truly sorry about this. I do feel...everything." -Casanova
Kiss The Girls by James Patterson

That was incredible! And if makes you feel any better, my sister is 14months younger than me, and everyone thinks she's so perfect. She gets straight A's, is beautiful, opinionated. Then there's me...the writer whom nobody really seems to care about. But it's not what everybody else thinks, Sweetie, it's how you make yourself to be. You need to rise above everyone else. And Sweetie, from what I've seen, you're a total Sweetheart with a really good heart. :)

AvaJay GOLD said...
on Dec. 12 2011 at 10:38 am
AvaJay GOLD, Spokane, Washington
13 articles 4 photos 184 comments

Favorite Quote:
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not pray for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
~ Tagore

Thanks! Sure thing!

Inksy SILVER said...
on Dec. 12 2011 at 12:14 am
Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
7 articles 0 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead"
~Benjamin Frankiln
"Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love."
~Moulin Rouge

Well done! I loved the way this was written. Your frustration and hurt is all over in these words... great job (:

Could you check out some of my work and rate/comment? I'd really appreciate it!


AvaJay GOLD said...
on Dec. 3 2011 at 10:47 pm
AvaJay GOLD, Spokane, Washington
13 articles 4 photos 184 comments

Favorite Quote:
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not pray for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
~ Tagore

Thanks! I appreciate the feedback!

on Dec. 3 2011 at 7:28 pm
musicmissy SILVER, Orlando, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Knock knock who's there we are" by Daniel Beaty

That was really good


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