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I’m Lost, in life’s stage
From this place,
my soul races
Up and away
But my body’s got to stay
Till this play ends
Give me one real friend?

 

Sometimes, I look at my life
And see nothing
But a script of lies
Let me tell you what that means
It means that no matter how hard I try
To follow the director’s design
I always find
Myself on my own stage
Waging war against the demons
That haunt me
Can you set me free?

 

(I’m not supposed to be here
That wasn’t His design
I need to realize that this life ain’t mine)

 

I’m sorry, O.K.?
Maybe I’m far from fine
Give this kid a break
Because he’s one line away
From breaking your neck
You feel me?
“This boy’s not stable”
NOT NEARLY
Listen to me clearly
I struggle with more than your realize
But all you can see is my lines,
You can’t see my eyes
And how they’re bleeding
Because they see my sins
Yeah all you can see is my lines,
You can’t see that my life is a house of lies,
And that maybe, I’m very far from fine!
(I’m not ok, will you save me?)

 

I’m Lost, in life’s stage
From this place,
my soul races
Up and away
But my body’s got to stay
Till this play ends
Give me one real friend?

 

I’m caught between what I do
And what I should do
You know that feeling?
Always trying to do the right thing
But falling back into the same means and patterns
That put you in these chains in the first place
You know this life matters
You’re so filled with rage
But you have no power
Over this iron cage
This verse is talking to me
Can you set me free?
(I’m not ok, will you save me?)

 

(I’m not supposed to be here
That wasn’t His design
I need to realize that this life ain’t mine)

 

Wait!
I’m not done
Please, don’t leave me
We need the sun
Because the sun shines truth
And the truth, shall set you free!

AH

No I never did this for the show,
But to show the ones that watch me
That maybe, you can set me free
And that when the show’s all done
I did this
For an audience of ONE




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today at 7:24 pm
This peice is really amazing. Your use of diction and structure put a huge emphasis on the entire poem as a whole and gives it a really great meaning. Great job overall.
 
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