Broken Record

April 20, 2018
By Imagin8er BRONZE, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Imagin8er BRONZE, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law; but if someone puts a hand on you, send him to the cemetery." - Malcolm X


He's living life in repetition 

Taking everbody under submission

A mundane everyday, his only ambition

His future is the definition of premonition

 

And he walks into the classroom,

Coming in with a sneering smile

His taunts are predictable as the weather

Coming again and again like a broken record

 

His hunger for satisfaction is like a wildfire

He hurts others

And says it makes him feel something, he's a liar

I watch and write as he sings with his unoriginal choir

 

He's a string puppet of society's worst

He's so cruel, he must have been cursed

Dancing in a deadly cycle that cannot be reversed

And all his taunts aren't thoughts, they're rehearsed

 

And he walks into the classroom,

Coming in with a sneering smile

His taunts are predictable as the weather

Coming again and again like a broken record

 

I'm invisible in his life scene

And I watch as he begins his daily, mindless scheme

And I can only hope he'll wake up and have a dream

So as to break his twisted routine

 

The same emptiness he tried to plant in me

Before I stood up and told him I sang my own song, and I was not weak


The author's comments:

Unlike most ''bully'' pieces, this one is a bit cynical. And also unlike most bully pieces, it doesn't focus on the feelings of the victim, it focuses on the fact that bullies have very originality because they're so focused on pleasing on their friends by taking down everybody else.  And they just go through that repetition constantly, like a broken record.


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on May. 2 at 12:30 pm
Imagin8er BRONZE, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
4 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law; but if someone puts a hand on you, send him to the cemetery." - Malcolm X

Thank you! I'm a newbie, so this is literally the first comment I've gotten. Definitely glad that it was a good one. I'll check out some of your work, too!

on May. 1 at 8:22 am
Summer_R_Quinn PLATINUM, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.
- Native American proverb

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
- Dylan Thomas

This is great, keep writing! Please check out some of my work!




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