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I've Met A Lot Of People But None Are Like You

May 7, 2018
By AinsleyTurnedAlex DIAMOND, San Diego, California
AinsleyTurnedAlex DIAMOND, San Diego, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Let us go then, you and I/When the evening is spread out against the sky/Like a patient etherized upon a table/Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets/The muttering retreats/Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels/And sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells/Streets that follow like a tedious argument/Of insidious intent/To lead you to an overwhelming question .../Oh, do not ask, “What is it?”/Let us go and make our visit."

I share a bed with Doubt

And I sleep with Regret under my pillow

I'm best friends with Insecurity

And I'm just getting to know Depression

I met Anxiety in sixth grade

And I had my first kiss with Fear

Anger lives next door and he's over for supper once or twice a week

And Frustration is an old family friend

I've hooked up with Sadness more than once

And Pain and I get drinks together every Friday night


Happiness saw me coming and turned around and left

Honesty never asked to sit with me at lunch

Courage never even bothered to read my resume

Luck made sure I failed every test

Comfort stole my heart and ran away with it

Love didn't even bother to say hello when I moved into the neighborhood

Intelligence always made sure to hit my shoulder in the hallway

And it turns out that Joy is a bully

The author's comments:

I don't know, I thought it up at 3am

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