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Sonnet to Dreams

I completely lost all hope in flying,
Until I found out the Wright Brothers could.
I completely lost all hope in trying,
Until I found out that failure is good.
I almost lost all hope in Seattle,
Until I heard "Drain You" by Nirvana.
I almost lost all my hope in battle,
Until I saw the courage of Sparta.
And now together we wade through our hope;
Never before have we seemed so naive.
But dreaming is the way that we youth cope,
And the proof of others helps us believe.
All our combined hope and all of their proof,
Stand and recognize the dreams of the youth!




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gracegirl29This 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...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 1:47 pm:
i really like the message in this, it's great! it definitely inspires me. my favorite part is the first four lines. the only thing is, the rhyme scheme sort of got lost towards the middle, and then got back on track towards the end. check out my poem, "The Window to the Right," please?
 
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A.Dreamer said...
Aug. 29, 2010 at 8:16 pm:
This is a really uplifting poem! :) I like how they gain hope in this poem. Wonderful piece of writing!
 
Fallen_Freak replied...
Aug. 29, 2010 at 8:21 pm :
I thik it's wonderful and beautifuly written. A+++! Or just a five star rating and a high five *Cyber high five!*
 
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