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Friends are islands
School is an ocean
Which those islands are connected to
But what happens to the one…
… The one who is friendless?
Is she doomed to a deserted island?
With nothing to do?
But wish to be saved?
Brought to another island?

She’s left
Feeling alone on her own
Lost, rejected, hopeless
Doomed forever to be…
…The odd one out
Left in tears
Left in loneliness
Because she drew the short straw
To be the odd one out
Shall be her curse for all of eternity?

Family is a war
Fighting for love and affection
For something meant to be unconditional
But what does that even mean?
When sides are chosen

And not your mother
Nor father, nor siblings
Are behind you
What do you do?

You’re left
Feeling alone on your own
Lost, rejected, hopeless
Doomed forever to be…
…The odd one out


Left in tears
Left in loneliness
Because you drew the short straw
To be the odd one out
Shall be your curse for all of eternity?

Is it your fault?
No!
Is life fair?
You tell me
Is it fair that people are homeless?
That the innocent die in war?
That children go hungry?
That homes are destroyed?

People are left
Feeling alone on their own
Lost, rejected, hopeless
Doomed forever to be…
…The odd ones out
Left in tears
Left in loneliness
Because they drew the short straw
To be the odd ones out
Shall be their curse for all of eternity?

Please,

Don’t say it to be so



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hypermagicalThis 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. 27, 2012 at 6:48 am:
Great job. You say it's your first piece, and I'm sure you'll only improve from here, keep writing!
 
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HarryPotterLover30 said...
Jun. 16, 2012 at 9:05 pm:
Wow, it is really awesome i can totaly relayte. Love it so much! Five stars! :)
 
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Storme said...
Jun. 16, 2012 at 6:07 pm:
This is amazing! I love how your poem has a chorus-type-thing, and the comparison at the beginning, with people as islands, was really thoughtful too. You're an AMAZING writer! :D
 
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Hibiscus said...
Jun. 15, 2012 at 4:28 pm:
This a great poem! I like your down to earth writing style! :)
 
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rainbowbutterflyThis 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...
Jun. 15, 2012 at 3:52 pm:
amazing poem :)
 
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