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Suicidal Prison

By , Orlando, FL
I'm a prisoner in my own home
Don't want to wear these shackles anymore
I just want to take life and slap it in the face
For once, can't I interact with the human race?
But no, I'm stuck throwing pebbles at the wall
While everybody else is at the freaking mall

How come everybody's got the best of me?
I didn't know having a life was a felony
It's like my life is a game
Yet I don't get to move the pieces
It's like everybody around me
Knows all my secrets
Get me out of this life before I really commit a crime
This sentence feels like a lifetime

This prison is suicidal
Wy does everybody think they're entitled
to make my life suicidal?

This isn't a board game
They're making my life insane
Why is everything so complicated?
I'm getting really frustrated

But no matter how many times I try
I can't seem to go back from this life of mine
It's like they locked me up and forced me to swallow the key
I can't seem to get me out of me



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HPRGSuperFanThis 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...
Jan. 2 at 7:15 pm:
Extremely beautiful. I love the emotional description and I wish you the best of luck!
 
BrokenBrookeThis 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. replied...
Jan. 2 at 9:25 pm :
Thank you so much!
 
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WaffleOcean2934This 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...
Jan. 2 at 6:47 pm:
I really like the last two lines!  I've never heard anything like that before.  Nice work on it!  
 
BrokenBrookeThis 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. replied...
Jan. 2 at 9:25 pm :
Thank you! The last two lines are my favorite, also. :)
 
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BrokenBrookeThis 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...
Jan. 2 at 12:45 pm:
Not really sure why this is listed as anonymous, because I wrote the poem. Well, anyway, I hope you like it!
 
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