Night Writing

February 3, 2010
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Sometimes I wake up in the still of night
And wonder what had given me the drive
To grab the first pencil that’s in my sight
Some paper, and into my thoughts I dive
The thoughts I’ve been oppressing for a while
Even the ones that make me cry for help
Sometimes I write the things that make me smile
More often things I’ve left up on the shelf
Despite the soreness of my worked fingers
Along with outcries from my heavy eyes
The feelings and thoughts from my dream linger
Some seem like reality but are lies
I still scribble faster from left to right
Lie back down to sleep in the still of night

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writer3499 said...
Mar. 12, 2012 at 4:55 pm
I LOVE THIS!!!! This so inspirational! Wow this is  amazing!!! LOVE IT
echome94 said...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 7:20 pm
Wow i wrote a poem like this when iw a slike twelve. Your deifnatly right, some of us just cant seem to help ourselves when thoughts like these hit. Amazing work
olican16 said...
Aug. 16, 2010 at 11:25 am
this is a great poem!! good job!
itzemilyy said...
Mar. 3, 2010 at 5:30 pm
This is really good poetry! Keep up the amazing work. [:
hannahbee7 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 28, 2010 at 11:49 am
This Is a wonderful poem! I can totally relate. I simply can't wait to hear more from you!
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