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I am but a noble oppressed damsel
Seeking the loveliest of the generation
Lusting over the vitality of life
Dreaming of the marvelous;
Justice—I humbly suggest
For my dignity been jabbed in ways unfathomable
Yet, I thank the stars, for my voyage remains still;
I desire liberation from malevolence esp. indifference from the Elders—
To utter the foulness of this existence
To exterminate common mankind
And live the jewels of the palace

Bequeathed upon me, a voice from God—the instrument of agency
Therefore, let me speak
Let me act, Let me go
Despise me not for I am whole
Yet slightly broken
Caused by worldly strangulation
Let me be me; I am human, a child of Paradise
Thou possess none of what I have.



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Zach_MThis 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...
Aug. 24, 2013 at 3:17 am:
wow, i have to say, this poem was very creative!! I love the metaphors and comparisons, but I really admire this piece because of its originality. This is very different from what I am reading, and it honestly made me smile. You did a great job!! :D I hope to see more work from you like this.
 
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AcidRoses said...
Aug. 24, 2013 at 3:14 am:
Woah.. the other piece was good but this one was great. I don't throw around that word lightly, I could feel your emotions seething off the page.  Is this really stagnant? Doesn't seem so to me. Amazing job, really.
 
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KenzicoThis 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...
Jul. 26, 2013 at 9:29 am:
one, so true. and two, you should yell that from a building, that would be awesome! haha
 
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merry go round said...
Jun. 6, 2012 at 8:52 am:

a very awesome masterpiece!

I will be the president of your fan's club!

keep on expressing yourself!

 
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