Where I Lay

June 2, 2010
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Tell me if you've ever felt a tear in your eye
Tell me if you ever were determined not to cry
Tell me if you ever let go, cause after blow after blow
He finally ripped out your heart and soul

Tell me if you thought you were strong
Tell me if you were ever proved wrong
Tell me if it'd be a lie
If you ever said, no, I don't want to die

Because I think, think I'm losing my mind
And I think after all this time
I think, I think I'm done with the fall
Please let me be at the end of the hole

Tell me if you've pounded your fists
Tell me if that ever brought you justice
Tell me if you want to scream with all your might
But you can't let no one hear you break down at night

Because I think, think I'm falling apart
Can't even feel the beat of my heart
And I think, oh please be done with the struggle
Just let me lie here and crumble

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Thesilentraven This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 3, 2010 at 7:12 pm
Very good poem! It speaks wisely of emotion and defeat and resignation. Well done.
Puff_the_dragonThis 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. 31, 2010 at 8:23 pm
this is amazing but yes its all true everything applies to me, so your amazing itd be awesome if u could look at some of my work
rockc8 replied...
Aug. 31, 2010 at 10:13 pm
thanks for the comment! i'll check out your work. please vote on the rest of my submissions and tell your friends to do the same! i love feedback. :)
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