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Idle Years

February 18, 2015
By Houdini BRONZE, Santo Domingo, Other
Houdini BRONZE, Santo Domingo, Other
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Favorite Quote:
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
― Mahatma Gandhi


I'm lying in my bed

Sorrounded by dunes of clothes

Valleys of books and rubbish"

"I should really tidy up in here"

I say to myself

As I grin at my computer screen

"Probably," The screen answers. "In a sec."

"Yeah," I say as I sit there for an hour

Scroll, stop, scroll

No, clean this up

You have no future

Loser

Pig

I'll do it later

"Alligator." The computer answers

What an ugly sense of humor

I should really tidy up

My dad is already complaining

And my mother is already scolding

Whatever

I bite my bottom lip

And play with my clothes

I smell like a recycling bin

But no, I can't

I don't wanna get up

Yes, I should...

Nah, I'll stay here

And sleep away

All these idle years



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on Feb. 19 2015 at 9:53 pm
MagdielAmell BRONZE, Santo Domingo, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live. " - Henry David Thoreau

I´m super proud of you, and I love your writing style.

on Feb. 19 2015 at 9:48 pm
TakeAGuessKatara SILVER, Beltsville, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"Live for tomorrow, remember today, and smile because you survived yesterday," by Me

Soooo nice :) Also it is very reflective of what most teens go through these days. Soooo nice


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