Lost My Innocence

January 5, 2011
By SimplySaved93 BRONZE, Jacksonville, Florida
SimplySaved93 BRONZE, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
We were meant to live for so much more. Have we lost ourselves?

I stand here, thinking of my past
I stand here, wondering what’s going on
I look around me, noticing the difference
I see people roaming ‘round in circles, not knowing what to do

I stand here knowing things are different
Nothing is as it had seemed
I stand loosing control,
Because things are not as I’d been told
I know that I’ve lost my innocence

I stand here, remembering how things were
Curled up in my bed of security
Now I’m all alone, seeking for something more
But what I’ve seen isn’t helping me

I see now, that I am changing
It’s consuming, the craziness around me
I know that it won’t be long
But please tell me what I must do till then

I’m seeing things clearer now
I know what I must do
Even though it sounds insane
I must tell them the truth

It’s because I know….

I’ve lost my innocence

The author's comments:
This was something that I wrote for an assignment, back in freshman year. The piece of work was supposed to be based on Lord of the Flies. At first, I didn't see how I could write a coming of age piece to compare to the book. Then the theme of innocence just dawned on me. I'm glad it did.

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on Jan. 17 2011 at 1:08 pm
Clopsey PLATINUM, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Loved LOTF and love this piece! You definitely got the point that the book was making. Well done, and keep writing!!


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