Children | Teen Ink


April 16, 2009
By MattRgrs PLATINUM, Maplewood, New Jersey
MattRgrs PLATINUM, Maplewood, New Jersey
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A child lies, a child defies, a child runs away and hides.
A child hates, a child rates, a child will discriminate.
A child is stubborn a child is stubborn, a child is always going under.
A child is afraid of being wrong, a child is never very strong.
I laugh, I scream, I play in the streets.
I walk around town with no shoes on my feet.
I often use simple words.
I dream of flying like a bird.
Sometimes I want to dance and sing.
Sometimes I dream of being king.
Sometimes I break down and cry.
Sometimes I do things and don’t know why.
I am young and I am free,
But you are the child, not me.

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poetman said...
on May. 6 2009 at 11:54 am
I like that your poetry encompasses many different aspects of life. This one is different for you and it's good.