Personal Statement MAG

By Anonymous

     I am variety; pick a topic.
I do have a purpose, I simply haven’t unlocked it.
My personal statement is my heart and soul:
my tragedies and dreams, but most of all my goals.
I am a philanthropist, ready and always willing.
I have survived rape and seen many killings.
Being a senior at 16 is anything but easy,
striving to be unique and real without sounding cheesy.
I am not your expectation so liberate your thoughts.
“Never stop fighting” is my cream of the crop.
Witnessing racism and poverty enrages my mind,
therefore giving to another helps me unwind.
Making a difference is what I will do before my death.
I give it all that I’ve got until nothing is left.
I am my voice, so please don’t mock it.
My words can make some feel like they stuck their hand in a socket.
Journalism is my dream career and I will achieve it.
I’m planning to publish a book, so please go read it.
I am not perfect, nor do I pretend to be.
I can only have faith that it is enough to be me.
Adapting is simple, but I will not change for anyone.
My opinions, values, and morals will forever with me run.
As is visible in this statement, poetry is my flow.
Writing out my feelings has always helped me grow.
I have been through a lot of pain and have watched my patience rot,
so at times my pen and paper is all I’ve got.
I am unable to write you my life, but I can write you a story.
So hopefully if you ever see my face, you will witness the glory.
It was arctic one night when he poisoned my veins,
piercing my soul with his demented brain.
He touched me in places he was forbidden to touch,
while he ironically “loved” me a little too much.
I was put under more stress than any human should be forced to handle,
when my own father spit the fire off my candle.
I ran out of the house, not sure of where to go,
my mom in Miami, and my friends simply didn’t know.
Nightmares and flashbacks have haunted me since day one.
I thought it was over, but it wasn’t even close to done.
After an anxiety attack the day before Christmas,
I realized I had plentiful feelings to dismiss.
I told my mom the story and felt so guilty.
I was sorry for making her cry, but I no longer felt filthy.
She begged me to help her put him in jail,
but my unfortunate heart never fails.
He has two little boys who depend on him,
and since I know how it is to grow up fatherless,
taking him away from them would be a sin.
I don’t want to hurt him, and of course I forgive.
I kill hatred with benevolence to make it easier to live.
I am not afraid to cry, but I am afraid of love.
My life is a before and after story which I conceal in a glove.
It has been the hardest thing I’ve done, to keep moving on in color.
My smile is not the same, and many times I wish I were another.
However, I keep my head right and stay focused in school,
nothing will bring me down, and he certainly will not rule.
In a movie I once heard that if you have a dream go get it.
Don’t let anyone tell you no and you will never regret it.
I believe everything happens for a reason and obstacles are meant to be overcome.
My drive remains and my internal wounds are numb.
I am my voice, so please don’t mock it.
I am variety; pick a topic.



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on May. 31 2012 at 1:34 am
Kenziemcm13 PLATINUM, Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
A simple story can tell an entire story!~~ ME
Pictures tell a 1000 words~IDK :P

Bravo! Bravo! Absolutely magnificent!! Loved it!! I would be honored if you could read some of mine! They are not nearly as good but hopefully you can comment on them and give me some pointers! Please and thank you! :)

Mailo BRONZE said...
on Feb. 8 2012 at 12:11 pm
Mailo BRONZE, Magrath, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I love music far too much to live without it!

This was beautiful and sorrowful at the same time. I am very impressed. It's hard to live through things like that and I think that you captured some of the emotions you were feeling perfectly. I felt as though I was right there next to you. The imagery was great and your way with words is very commendable. Never stop writing because you are amazing!

on Jan. 2 2012 at 2:17 pm
loveissmiles GOLD, Lynn, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"I live for the nights I can't remember with the people I will never forget." -Carassisa M-<3

"What the mind can perceive, the body can achieve." -Softball Coach Steve B-

This was beautiful. Absolutely heartbreaking. I loved and hated it.

on Dec. 7 2011 at 7:48 pm
EternallyMe03 SILVER, BIRMINGHAM, Alabama
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This truly is amazing- the poem and the journey you've been through.  I especially loved the way you ended it and made it flow so smoothly.

on Nov. 15 2011 at 3:59 am
tweetiebruce PLATINUM, Sydney, Other
24 articles 0 photos 29 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is like music - You can make mistakes so you try again. But when the piece can't be helped you try again another time.

This is one of the best poems I have ever heard. It made my heart beat a million times a second and I just wanted to read on. You have an amazing talent and please stay focused and you can achieve wonders. Amazing poem, touched my soul. 

nessa1311 GOLD said...
on Jul. 6 2011 at 1:54 am
nessa1311 GOLD, S. Attleboro, Massachusetts
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Such and absolutely Amazing poem, one of the best I have ever heard in my life. Never lose this great ability, I love poetry too. I just wish it wasnt anonymous :/ But amazing poem. <3

Cazzo BRONZE said...
on May. 23 2011 at 9:45 am
Cazzo BRONZE, Greenwood, Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who your are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind" - Dr. Seuss

Oh wow, this is amazing. I was in tears when saying this to my grandma. She was curious to what I was reading. She ended up crying to. She says your a beautiful poet and to keep it up. As for me, I'm in love with this poem~!

ontheroad said...
on May. 1 2011 at 9:12 pm

Wow, that was amazing. Really makes you think, let's hope everyone listens to your message :D It's a powerful one.

 

 


on May. 1 2011 at 1:10 pm
Kvothe28 SILVER, Temecula, California
5 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
Excuse me while I prepare my impromptu remarks. -Winston Churchill

Tell it like it is, not how it was. -Jonathan

Break it down like a fine English double-gun. -R. Bitoni

Incredible

j-bird said...
on Mar. 30 2011 at 9:29 am
i hope you never give up on anything. your a beautiful poet, person, and human being. your story touches many... never stop. wish you the best

on Mar. 18 2011 at 12:21 pm
Bubblybubbles223 PLATINUM, Warren, Oregon
24 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
people are like tomatoes...theyre red on the inside...and fun to smash...and especially fun to throw at walls. and clowns. and annoying teachers. and pirahnas cuz they say yuck cause theyre vegetables! ~me

wow. im literally in tears right now...never...EVER stop writing, you are amazing!

on Feb. 17 2011 at 6:59 pm
Kasey_renee BRONZE, Chandler, Arizona
1 article 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
when the straight and narrow gets a little to straight, roll up a joint. or don't. and follow your arrow wherever it goes.

i really dont know what to say with how deep this poem was you've given me hope that no other poet does

on Feb. 2 2011 at 11:50 am
NaturallyNikki SILVER, Morris Plains, New Jersey
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Wow this is simply amazing. I am speechless actually.

on Nov. 6 2010 at 11:36 pm
Artistic_whirlwind BRONZE, Tuwila, Washington
2 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"An artist is a person who can look at something, see what no one else can see, and make it plain to everyone their discovery."~unknown

I don't know what to say to adequatly say anything about this poem. You wrote this from your heart and it shows. Don't ever stop writing, don't ever let him be the one to win.

Preto said...
on Oct. 31 2010 at 1:37 pm
Really good poem, very original statement

Shawn23 BRONZE said...
on Oct. 21 2010 at 12:43 pm
Shawn23 BRONZE, Arvada, Colorado
4 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
" i refuse to lose" BY Maino

excellent choice of words this is a good poem i hope you move on and write more

on Jun. 17 2010 at 4:03 pm
B1ackAnge1 SILVER, Darrington, Washington
6 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
Make the best out of the worst situation.

i know the pain from similar experiences and i know that personally i could never write down my history and also my writng is the only thing that keeps me sane please keep writing for those like me that are scared to tell the truth.

on Mar. 13 2010 at 8:17 pm
BreeTayler PLATINUM, Carlisle, Arkansas
30 articles 0 photos 57 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Where there is love there is life." --Ghandi

Simply amazing.

on Jan. 2 2010 at 2:36 am
Poetiquette PLATINUM, Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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Wow. Blown away, that was great, great.

bleck890 said...
on Dec. 8 2009 at 10:35 am
I thought what you wrote was amazing! you really wrote from the soul! Keep your drive kid it amazes me!


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