The Burden

August 30, 2014
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I walk alone

Searching to find a home

Somewhere where I belong

Soemwhere far away

So I won't be a burden


All my life

I was a burden to someone

No matter what

They blamed me

For everything


I need to escape

I need to runawy

Where no one will find me

Somewhere by myself


This is me

This is the...


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Joz3ph_IVThis 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...
Dec. 9, 2015 at 9:28 pm
The words float so gently with each line, so gracious
Life_line said...
Sept. 8, 2014 at 11:06 pm
This poem was beautiful. I can relate to the feeling of being a burden, but the only way to get past it is to not let it get to you. Don't worry about that mean roomate because he is just jealous of how much your boyfriend loves you
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