Seventeen

August 23, 2013
By Cris3 SILVER, Bethpage, New York
Cris3 SILVER, Bethpage, New York
8 articles 6 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
\"We can\'t change the world unless we change ourselves.\"
-Biggie Smalls
\"Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.\"
-Confucius
\"I\'m one of those regular weird people.\"
-Janis Joplin


No,
No,
No.
It’s all I hear.
17.
I’m just a kid, they tell me.
Act more mature, they say.
Stuck in a tug of war.
No,
No,
No.
She’s only 17.
All the things I can’t do.
All the things I must do.
My life is being controlled by outside forces.
When do I choose?
No,
No,
No.
She’s only 17.
I’m a kid.
Yet, I must decide my future, right now.
It’s my decision, they tell me.
But I can’t go here or there, they say.
No,
No,
No.
STOP!

I’m only 17.



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