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By , Loveland, OH
Do you remember me? I'm the girl
You knocked down in the hall.
You were in a rush, and I guess
I must have blended in with the wall.
Is that what happened? Or is it
You were moving just too fast
And all the things you're rushing by,
Do you know what you've gone past?
Do you remember me? I'm the girl
Who laughed, the girl who can do no wrong.
I'm the girl who can't do anything,
Who never will belong.
Or am I mistaken?
Was that role taken,
By all the girls told that they're “unique”?
Let's be honest, it's a synonym for “freak.”
At least, that's what we think
And the magazines claim –
So now, the truth, the revolution,
It's time to proclaim:
I screw up, and I'm messed up,
I see a shrink, and that's okay.
I don't fit the perfect picture
That we all try to portray.
Do you remember me? I'm leading
A revolution starting now.
If you remember me,
We'll change the world, I vow.
Will you remember me? Or more importantly,
Will you remember what I've said?
I may only be a fleeting star,
One day, I will grow cold.
But if you look up to the stars tonight
You'll see more than pinpricks of light
Wisdom shines and wisdom's released,
As you wish on a star that's deceased.
But it's okay, if you remember me,
Do you remember me? I'm here.
But one day when my light is gone,
Don't let me disappear.
Fading into walls, we bury ourselves
In the go-go-go rush, modern hurries.
Everyone needs to be told,
We share all the same worries.
Will they like me? Do I even
Matter to anyone? And will I
Live on to be happy or
Just go away after I die?
I hate this stress and this pain,
Depression, wonder if I'm sane.
I'm tired, and I only want to go to bed.
I've gotta do everything else instead.
I wonder if anyone else would agree
Or if no one will ever join me.
Are these everybody's thoughts,
Or am I the only one?
If you are like me, come and join me
The revolution's begun.
And we'll fight the modern world in sync,
And let free the secret thoughts we think.

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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isimplywish said...
Dec. 18, 2011 at 11:31 pm
Every word is so true! I love how it really flows from one bit to the next. It's amazing! You're amazing!
 
lilovebug905598 said...
Nov. 3, 2011 at 8:28 pm
Wow thats exactly how I feel. So amazing.
 
ChoirGirl97 said...
Nov. 1, 2011 at 10:40 am
woww... Just wow. I dont know what to say. That was amazing keep  up the great work
 
kmanley This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 1, 2011 at 1:14 pm
Thank you!
 
Haileyjphx said...
Oct. 19, 2011 at 11:15 pm
BEAUTIFUL!!! <3
 
she-is-a-strange-duck said...
Oct. 13, 2011 at 7:38 pm
This is truly amazing. Is there music, where can I get it? I'm dying to learn this.
 
kmanley This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 10:07 am
I used to but I have lost the music by now :(
 
she-is-a-strange-duck replied...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 12:38 pm
You should make it again!
 
Delila72 said...
Oct. 7, 2011 at 5:32 pm
This poem is simply amazing. I read it in my english class a couple weeks ago, and it truely inspired me. I haven't been able to forget the first lines since I read it. This truely inspired me. Thank you so much.
 
Katie1234 said...
Aug. 19, 2011 at 10:25 pm
This is perfection. I love you managed to point out that when girls are told they are unique, it's the same thing as saying they are a freak/ It's so true. Thank you for sharing this!
 
ilive4this said...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 3:10 pm
This is amazing, I absolutely love it. You're very good at writing, Keep venting on paper
 
HeavenlyPrincess said...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 10:55 am
THAT WAS BEUTIFUL :)
 
3326susie said...
Aug. 8, 2011 at 5:43 pm
this was awesome. i always say tht the best pieces of writting r found wen someone is in pain. it rly lets u actually feel it with them, tths how this was for me :)
 
kmanley This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 8, 2011 at 10:19 pm
Thank you! It encourages me a lot to hear feedback like this :)
 
3326susie replied...
Aug. 9, 2011 at 1:14 am

:) nvr loose ur heart for writing, ur talented

 

 
millievm97 said...
Jun. 3, 2011 at 7:21 pm
Wow. I am amazed and encouraged by your talent. There should be more people in the world that can at least write as half as good as you. 
 
BeautifulPassionThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 11, 2011 at 9:32 pm
This is very amazing. I don't have any words to describe it.
 
kmanley This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 12, 2011 at 5:46 pm

thank you :)

 

 
BeautifulPassionThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 13, 2011 at 8:24 pm
You're welcome. (:
 
14hkri said...
Apr. 12, 2011 at 6:52 pm
I Have No Words To Say, It's So Great! Better Then The Poems I Wrote By Far; Well, In My Opinion At Least... You Can Read Them And Have Your Own Opinion If You'd Like. (:
 
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