Surrendering

July 2, 2013
By alihadley14 GOLD, Glasford, Illinois
alihadley14 GOLD, Glasford, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Truth is, everyone's going to hurt you, you just have to find the ones worth suffering for." -Bob Marley
"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet." -Plato


They were lined up on either sides of the room.
No one moved.
No one spoke.
Tension blanketed the air so heavily,
Even the flare of a nostril would
Ignite an uncontrollable
Epidemic of chaos.
No one even breathed.
No one even blinked.

And I stood in the middle
With guns on either sides of my head.
I wasn't on anyone's team.
I was just that million dollar code,
Just that tangible piece of power
That everyone wanted
For reasons they didn't even know,
For reasons I'd never comprehend.

But they didn't know me.
The barrels of their guns
Couldn't read my mind.
The penetration of a bullet
Wouldn't send information
Flowing our of m ears
With my blood.
They didn't know my value.
Having possession of me wasn't going to
Give them the upper hand.
Eventually,
I'd just go up on the shelf
Like every other trophy.
I'll collect dust.
I'll be forgotten about.
I'll lose value.
Just like everything else.

And for once,
I just wanted to be un-winnable.

Their eyes all locked upon me,
And inside their minds,
voices screamed at me,
"Choose!"
And I was granted permission to speak,
But all I could say was,
"Shoot me."



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sarah98 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 8 2013 at 9:38 am
sarah98 BRONZE, Holyoke, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to write for yourself and have no audience than write for your audience and have no self.

o dear, i see. It makes a whole lot of sense now, and seems even more deep

on Jul. 7 2013 at 11:37 pm
alihadley14 GOLD, Glasford, Illinois
19 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Truth is, everyone's going to hurt you, you just have to find the ones worth suffering for." -Bob Marley
"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet." -Plato

It's about how my divorced parents keep fighting over me.

sarah98 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 7 2013 at 5:00 pm
sarah98 BRONZE, Holyoke, Massachusetts
1 article 0 photos 406 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to write for yourself and have no audience than write for your audience and have no self.

i dont understand, but whatever you were trying to say, it sounded very good. Explain?




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