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Leave me alone
I don't want your help
I'm pushing you away
Realize that now
I never wanted anyone else
I'm enough for me
Now let me be

Let me be empty
Let me be hungry
Let me drown in everything you wanted to be
Let me drift away
Let me survive here
Without you

This isn't what you wanted
But I need more than you
I'm weighed down by your wishes
So stop pulling me close
And let me break away
I'm enough for me
Now let me be

Let me be empty
Let me be hungry
Let me drown in everything you wanted to be
Let me drift away
Let me survive here
Without you

Hope is what I'm looking for
But you can't see
That I never wanted you
And everything you mean
I'm enough for me
Now let me be
Hope is what I'm looking for
But you can't see
Me

Let me be empty
Let me be hungry
Let me drown in everything you wanted to be
Let me drift away
Let me survive here
Without you

I'm enough for me
So let me be …

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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meme said...
Jan. 17, 2013 at 3:23 pm:
amazing it is very nice
 
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PrincessSparkleStar said...
Nov. 4, 2012 at 8:42 am:
I love this!! Do you have music for this too? #ihopeyoudobecausethisisawesome could you please also check out and rate my poem? TeenInk.com/poetry/ballad/article/499252/Take-a-Chance/
 
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xximjustmexx said...
Feb. 12, 2012 at 12:59 pm:
amazing. it described exactly how i feel 5/5
 
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Sam-E. said...
Sept. 16, 2010 at 6:19 pm:
This ROCKS! . I Lovee It , I Sunk Into It and At The End . I Gasped For Air ! =]
 
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BethaniThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Feb. 13, 2010 at 6:25 pm:
This is exactly what I needed! It explains my entire life. Keep writing! I love it!
 
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