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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Everything I want in the palm of my hand But I feel trapped inside A loving family of equal trust Firm in belief and who they are But I want to fly free And soar above the clouds Yet I am confined to these tight spaces That I hate and fight and try to escape And at the end of the day...
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    This is our generation Growing up newer and faster Leaving the old fashioned Behind to choke on the dust We forget those who just can’t keep up The weak, old dementia inflicted Whose clueless looks we just ignore Whose milky eyes are dismissed and passed by Their pleas are turned away ...
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    There was no pain in his words No regret or reluctance But he acknowledged the hurt Reflected, in that instant Not quite the most pleasant time For anyone who was there I was screaming and crying While passing people just stared ‘Course, I was ready for more Just not this harsh, this ...
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    Fixed at Zero You stand there, telling me to “keep it real” Yet when I look at you I see the very image of someone who knows And doesn’t try to do the very thing He tells other’s to do A hypocrite And I listen to every word this person Whispers, mumbles, says Just because I can...
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    For Maddy Her life, immortalized in me and pen Fills mine with meaning And through her I can find myself again Surrounded by a sickly mother Who tried to take the best of me she did what she thought would bring me further I had the option to leave everything I knew And start again, awa...
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    I was expecting this Taunting and teasing After I came to school like this High tops Overalls Straw in my hair Smelling like cows But it’s who I am I expected the name calling And spit balling Flying in my face And of course The nasty note crumpled up And tossed to my desk But no...
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    This could be for lazy The way he filled my life with nothing Skipping all my homework Sleeping my days away Or it could be for hungry Feeding me a bunch of junk That I obsessed over And he took my life down with him But it’s not lazy Or hungry That’s taken my life And turned it u...
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    We shook hands when we first met Awkwardly formal Smiling and talking Just small talk To pass the time Since we were thrown together In this bustling summer class You stood up, Let me sit where you were Just a second ago All the other chairs were taken, But u just shrugged And sat on t...
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    Today I went to see the sea “C’mon, let’s go!” the children’s plea But all I saw Those great white jaws Tryin’ to take a bite outta me!...
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    The fire burns high and bright It keeps the men safe and warm Orange and red shadows all around Smoke fills the air with clouds of grey It keeps the men safe and warm Protecting them from sleepless beasts Smoke fills the air with clouds of grey Unknowingly, they sleep, slowly dying Prot...
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    I have what I need to break this down So, boy, you better start your coming around A hammer and a saw are all I need cuz I already know I’m gonna succeed These walls you built to keep others out Are just waiting for the day they’ll be torn down You’ve been keeping people out; hiding in...
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    I see them together Tender Both adorable, Young I feel no envy, Definite In their happiness Satisfaction Fills me as I gaze Wondering At the miracle I see Assuming They have everything Unquestionable Such different lives Surviving Barely. Whereas they appear Confident In their ...
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    Because I’m not my brother’s keeper I ignore his painful cries at night When nothing ever goes the right way He’ll come home at 3 a.m. Then be out again at 6 Hiding his “soul windows”, trying to look tough But he’s only fooling himself Being someone he’s not, hurting others Whe...
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    They look at me and think they see an angel But a glance at a mirror will show you the darkness beneath Although I act perfect, polite, and pure Inside I'm boiling with rage at the hurt inflicted I seethe, in fury, in pain, at all those lame excuses I call my friends Hello;I'm right h...
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    Borderline obsession Borderline tears Hearing myself say this It all seems so untrue Waiting to hear back What has this come to? Why am I sitting here missing you? Even though you aren’t mine In my desperation In my separation I indulge in un-needed attentions From those I could ca...

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