The Keyboard

May 3, 2012
By JackieH PLATINUM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JackieH PLATINUM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Don't break character, you've got a lot of heart. ~ The Killers


I want to cry when I hit the backspace button.
The dark, oily, spot from where it's worn constantly reminds me I'm a failure.
How often do you hit the backspace button?
You leave it untouched and the vowels on the keyboard have etched their presence into your brain.
You memorize what I need to know and you accomplish things I never even knew accomplish-able.
You pull your weight and pay your bills.
I burden them with my existence, with my vocals, opinions.
Every youngest feels this way, but does every oldest feel superiority?
Or is that just you?


The author's comments:
If you have older siblings you should understand.

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on May. 9 2012 at 10:11 pm
JackieH PLATINUM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Don't break character, you've got a lot of heart. ~ The Killers

thank you sooooo much!!!

on May. 8 2012 at 4:18 pm
Nicole8808 BRONZE, Newburyport, Massachusetts
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This is a fantastic poem, and I like how you ended with a question. I'm new here, would you check out my first poem?

on May. 8 2012 at 10:48 am
phoenixvanlaanen BRONZE, Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Wow. That was so well written. I really really empathize with and this is so... wow. That's all I can say.


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