This Feeling

February 13, 2018

The thumping of my heart
as blood surges through my body.
An uproar of joy and pleasure;
you are walking on sunshine.

What is this new feeling?
An incredible burst of exhilaration.

Nothing seems bland
the world seems more vivid.
The grass is greener
and the sky a blue crystal.

Somewhere out there
I know there is hope.
I know the ravens and crows
are ominous signs.

Are you aware that your smile
could brighten someone's day?
However, I stand here:
my cheeks cherry blossoms,
a goofy smile plastered on my face.

Today was a good day;
a day I was longing to come.

I felt free like a peacock
to express my true colors.
To live in the moment
and not rush ahead.

Today was a good day.
This moment,
    every second
       and this exact instant
is a moment to remember.

Today is the present, but I am making history.

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Kashia said...
Feb. 27 at 4:25 pm
Very touching, you have so much to give. This is such an inspirational time in your life - embrace it and let it flow!
bsoffer said...
Feb. 23 at 11:54 am
You are so talented. Keep up the great writing!!!
bob77 said...
Feb. 20 at 9:46 pm
I’m impressed. You are talented and inspiring. Please continue publishing your work. I can’t stop reading this poem, and it is probably the best one I have ever seen. Poetry is a gift only given by those who possess such natural talent. And let me tell you, you have that talent!!
Jenna said...
Feb. 20 at 9:44 pm
Do you have any more published works? I would love to read them! Keep writing!!
Writer101 said...
Feb. 20 at 9:42 pm
I cried and laughed and relate so much. Living every day to the fullest! Thanks for reminding me of this. If you don’t win, I don’t know what I’ll do. Your an inspiration to teenagers everywhere.
Poet7 said...
Feb. 20 at 9:41 pm
Love it!!! More people should write like this.
Student said...
Feb. 20 at 9:37 pm
WOWWWW!!! Who are you? This is the best poem I have ever read. The author is incredible.
Nb123 said...
Feb. 20 at 9:35 pm
THIS IS AMAZING!! Keep on writing because you’ve got talent. I can relate to this so much, and it has inspired me. Thank you and I hope you win - you deserve it!!!
Heathert100 said...
Feb. 18 at 5:04 pm
I love this poem. The author does a tremendous job expressing her feelings, much of which I related to!! I think a lot of people one time or another have felt this exact way
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