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I can't just stand here and watch everything happen
I can't just stay motionless when I'm surrounded
I can't fly free in the night when I want to most
I can't escape this harsh, cruel world in which I'm trapped
I can't leave my past behind me
I can't be here forever and feel useful
I can't go forward even though it's they way home
I can't love, hate, or feel strong emotion
I can't do a lot of things
What can I do?



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ChrisJThis 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. 6, 2012 at 4:28 pm
I like the mood of sadness and despair in this poem! You really did a great job! Please make sure to read some of my poems like 'Abused' and 'The Watcher', I think that they have a simiar tone to this.
 
AbbyJJThis 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. replied...
Dec. 17, 2012 at 5:44 pm
Thanks :) I really like reading and writing poems like this one.
 
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