Tell Me A Story

August 23, 2012
By Anonymous

Tell me a story where good things happen
Tell me a story about life
Tell me a story where there is no evil
Tell me a story about a land that doesn’t exist

Tell me a story about your past
Tell me a story about Grandpa
Tell me a story about you as a kid
Tell me, I’m trying to learn

Tell me a story about when your dog died
Tell me a story about death
Tell me a story about how life goes on
Tell me a story about sadness

Tell me a story about the soldiers who fight
Tell me a story of bravery
Tell me a story about guns and wounds
Tell me a story of war

Tell me a story about dreaming
Tell me a story about things you see
Tell me a story where the stars dance with the moon
Tell me a story about night

Tell me a story about what I’ll do when I’m older
Tell me your thoughts about me
Tell me a story where I’m ridiculously famous
Tell me a story about me

The author's comments:
I guess it's true when they say inspiration comes at the oddest times. Enjoy!

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This article has 12 comments.

on Dec. 3 2012 at 11:08 pm
larissaecm SILVER, Victoria, Other
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nice poem! I liked how the way you repeated things and how some of these things are what someone thinks about, good job!

on Dec. 1 2012 at 2:19 am
Directioner4eva, Socorro, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
Bitches can hate, I don't care.

What  an awesome poem

Tabinda. said...
on Dec. 1 2012 at 2:10 am
Nice poem. xD 

Trees BRONZE said...
on Nov. 1 2012 at 9:56 pm
Trees BRONZE, Billings, Montana
3 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die. How is that?

Great poem!  The repetition looked good.  Where did you get the idea though.

on Oct. 27 2012 at 2:34 pm
_SlenderMandy_ GOLD, St. Johns, Michigan
13 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you what. All the best people are." - Tim Burton

cool poem!! really liked it!

Honour SILVER said...
on Sep. 25 2012 at 7:34 pm
Honour SILVER, New London, Connecticut
9 articles 0 photos 181 comments

Favorite Quote:
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. ~John 15:13

"Give me liberty or give me death!" ~Patrick Henry

Be brave and steadfast; have no fear or dread of them, for it is the Lord, your God, who marches with you; he will never fail you or forsake you. ~ Deuteronomy 31:6

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery" ~ Thomas Jefferson

What was the inspriation for this?  It's good, though a bit repetive, but that's probably the point.  :D

LunaLives GOLD said...
on Sep. 8 2012 at 9:37 pm
LunaLives GOLD, South Bend, Indiana
17 articles 0 photos 237 comments

Favorite Quote:
Because I can!-Me "Life is a choice and death is a decision"-Lil Wayne


MadHater said...
on Sep. 4 2012 at 11:51 pm
MadHater, Trophy Club, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
-Abraham Lincoln


"The price of success is responsibility."
-Winston Churchill

The repetition is very nice, but does not stray into annoying-be careful with that, haha. But very well written, I liked it. Keep writing.

on Aug. 31 2012 at 12:40 am
yeahthatsme GOLD, Tucson, Arizona
19 articles 1 photo 6 comments
Hey everyone, please, if you have time, comment/rate this piece. I'm an aspiring writer and constructive criticism means a lot to me.  

qtrhroseluvr said...
on Aug. 29 2012 at 7:14 pm
qtrhroseluvr, Oro Valley, Arizona
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This is an amazing poem, I never knew you were this great! keep up the good work!

on Aug. 25 2012 at 2:59 pm
Zombie_Girl SILVER, Eastlake, Ohio
6 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”

-Dr. Seuss

This is really well written, I like it alot actually! Just being me and all, I kept thinking of Harry Potter. But thats just my obsession talking.

on Aug. 25 2012 at 1:19 pm
Allicat001 SILVER, Waukesha, Wisconsin
6 articles 0 photos 171 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is not someone you can live with, love is someone you can't live without."

"Always stand up for what's right even if that means you're standing alone."

This was a great poem, I loved how you used the repetition of the phrase 'tell me a story' and the poem flowed very nicely.  Great job and keep writing!

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