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Hey there, boy,
you got me thinking 'bout
those long hours I spent
just waiting 'round.
I can't spend
another day without
living my life now.

And hey there, boy,
you got me screaming out
loud and still the silence
is all around.
Can't I spend
another day without
living someone else's life.

I want to climb
the highest mountain.
Reach the peak
and let it all sink in.
Look down at the world
without blinking.
Just to see a million people
looking back at me.
I want to sail
the widest ocean.
Feel the air
and catch it in my hand.
Look up at the sky
without thinking.
Just to see a million thoughts
crash down on me.
I wanna breathe.

Hey there, boy,
you got me a little loud.
I can't stand the thought
of not living out
there where the world
spins around and around.

I gotta leap.
I gotta run.
I gotta drive.
I can't spend
another day not
living my life.

I want to climb
the highest mountain.
Reach the peak
and let it all sink in.
Look down at the world
without blinking.
Just to see a million people
looking back at me.
I want to sail
the widest ocean.
Feel the air
and catch it in my hand.
Look up at the sky
without thinking.
Just to see a million thoughts
crash down on me.
I wanna breathe.

Hey there, boy
you're making me
wanna breathe.

I gotta leap.
I gotta run.
I gotta drive.
I can't spend
another day not
living my life.
I gotta breathe.

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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BriannaW23 said...
Jan. 7 at 2:44 pm:
I love this! It flows to well and I can relate! It's liek you stole a page from my diary. :)
 
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clarity_77 said...
Jun. 7, 2013 at 4:25 pm:
This is really great! Keep up the good work :)   -clarity77
 
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kaleejoy said...
Nov. 19, 2012 at 6:59 am:
This is gorgeous. I love it. You're really really talented, and this is a great piece of writing that displays your skills really well! I, personally, will be looking forward to reading more of your work!
 
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Bitneyco2393 said...
Jan. 19, 2012 at 12:02 am:
Love this :)
 
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MorganM. said...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 9:23 am:
lOVE IT!!!!
 
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hisaysemily said...
Sept. 29, 2011 at 9:10 am:
I love this. I think everyone's felt like this at some point.
 
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GreenActressThis 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...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 8:31 pm:
I love this! Keep up the good work! I love the title! This is amazing! Check out some of my work if you have some extra time! Keep writing! :)
 
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asiapooh110 said...
Mar. 15, 2011 at 2:28 pm:
i really lyke disz lyric poem
 
kaylasouthw replied...
Jul. 26, 2011 at 2:10 pm :
I like it(:
 
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MusicBunny4595.7 said...
Feb. 16, 2011 at 12:43 pm:
Very nice.
 
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emmaleem said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 1:50 am:
i like it :) 
 
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CynthiaLynnILY said...
Dec. 11, 2010 at 9:27 pm:
Awesome. I love it.
 
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nikkigonefishin said...
Oct. 8, 2010 at 10:25 pm:
wow. i really liked ur song i even came up with a rhythm for it its really great i can actually imagine the breeze against my face as i read it. keep on writing :)
 
affairs replied...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 1:30 pm :
that was an awesome song!
 
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