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Awaken

And as the temptress whispers,
Guiding me to wake,
I look at what surrounds me,
Wondering of my fate.

My heart has taken root.
Buried pieces of itself.
Taken hold of family,
Found places among friends.

I ask if this is too good,
Question how this can be true.
Refuse to think of future days
When I won't have this to lose.

I burn to mind the memories
The moments, names, faces.
I etch in stone these days
I want to always stay in

Afraid to shed a tear
In fear sorrow will wash it away.
Reluctant to speed the pace
Of time, premature it fades

I take into my hands
The feeling I haven't processed
And hold them close in silence
Throat clenched, unexpressed

Just how afraid I am
That my eyes will open and see
That all I've found to love here
Is banished to taunt my dreams.

And with heavy thoughts in mind
I find myself awake.
I look at what surrounds me.

Absence.

Empty lonely space.




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muna.najihahThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Dec. 12, 2011 at 10:35 am:

kanpekidesuyone

"isn't it perfect" in japanese

keep it up

 
Resonating_Words replied...
Dec. 12, 2011 at 4:41 pm :
:) Arigato ^_^
 
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ninja17 said...
Dec. 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm:
This was really deep. I related to it and I loved reading it and relating myself to it :) Good job! 
 
Resonating_Words replied...
Dec. 10, 2011 at 6:38 pm :
Thank you very much :D I truly appreciate it <3
 
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sunshine7223 said...
Dec. 10, 2011 at 1:17 am:
Your seriously such a talented writer. I loved your rhyming and choice of words. This is awesome, and really enjoyable/relatable. Thumbs up, and another 5/5 from me. :))
 
Resonating_Words replied...
Dec. 10, 2011 at 1:19 am :
Thank you very much :D Considering how talented I think you are, this means a lot. I appreciate it ^__^
 
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whateverjuliet said...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 9:37 pm:
so passionate....
 
Resonating_Words replied...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 9:53 pm :
Yes, this is a poem I wrote about a place that is very special to me <3 So I'm glad the passion shows. Thank you very much ^_^
 
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CarrieAnn13This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm:
Beautiful!  Just beautiful!  This is an amazing poem and I really, truly appreciate your capitalization and punctuation.  Well done!  I've added this to my favourites as well.
 
Resonating_Words replied...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 9:49 pm :

Thank you very much :D And thank goodness I'm not alone in being a stickler for that stuff... though after reading it I've noticed a typo somewhere XD Maybe it's only me that's noticing ;)

And the favorite is so appreciated. It really is. 

 
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MsAnonymousThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 8:14 pm:
eerie... interesting how some lines rhyme and some are freestyle. i think i like it. its new
 
Resonating_Words replied...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 9:04 pm :

Thank you -- this one is a stranger one, because it was actually written for a purpose, me actually sort of explaining some of my own thoughts XD Not too common in my writing.

Very glad you like it, and I really appreciate the comments :)

 
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ambamixx3 said...
Dec. 5, 2011 at 9:06 pm:
Amazing Amazing Amazing Amazing <3 (;
 
Resonating_Words replied...
Dec. 6, 2011 at 4:58 pm :
Thank you very much (: I really appreciate it ^__^ Glad you like it :D
 
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WhiteWings said...
Nov. 30, 2011 at 7:31 pm:
o.m.g!!! i am amazied....its so w.o.w
 
Resonating_Words replied...
Nov. 30, 2011 at 7:32 pm :
Thank you very much :) I truly appreciate it
 
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Loki17This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 30, 2011 at 7:05 pm:
Impressive poem! The first and last lines are my favorites.  Very cohesive, excellent prose.  
 
Resonating_Words replied...
Nov. 30, 2011 at 7:28 pm :
Thank you very much :) Much apprecaited!
 
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