Individual | Teen Ink


February 21, 2010
By writerscramp01 GOLD, Green Bay, Wisconsin
writerscramp01 GOLD, Green Bay, Wisconsin
11 articles 6 photos 51 comments

You see me in the halls
But cannot meet my gaze
I stood up to your ‘friend’
Who mocked you in so many ways

I did what you didn’t have
The courage to do
And that gave me the strength
To bulldoze right on through

I stopped straightening my hair every day
Most of the make up stopped too
My boyfriend didn’t, doesn’t mind
He actually thinks it’s kinda cool

I was wondering at first
What my friends would say
And I was pretty nervous
That very first day

They didn’t even notice!
They didn’t even care
They didn’t ask me if I hit my head
Or fell down the stairs!

They come right up in the halls
My besties’ hair has been chopped to her fav do
That she was always afraid to try
Its cool to me, I don’t know ’bout you!

I’m not gonna say
Nobody stares or snickers,
But those who care, well, I don’t care about
And those who matter are right here
By my side
Where they’ll stay

And my boyfriend
Who’s best friend is in detention
Because the guy made a snide remark
Stood up and calmly told him to f off
And the kid punched him
Boy did it ever leave a mark!

My boyfriend takes my hand down the hall
And we walk through the crowd
Of people who could be identical twins
When we become individuals,
Then we all win

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-Kal- GOLD said...
on May. 9 2010 at 5:17 pm
-Kal- GOLD, Carthage, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible, and recieves the impossible"

This seems to reflect a lot of possible scenarios and is very well written. Great job once again :)

on Mar. 16 2010 at 7:14 pm
.:Echo:. BRONZE, Austell, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"Im smiling, that alone should scare you."
"I'm not evil..I'm good with a twist."
"Sometimes you just have to stop and smell the crayons."
"Good friends don't let you do stupid things..alone."
"I dream of a better world where chickens can cross roads without having their motives questioned."
"It's all fun and games till someone gets hurt.. Then it's hilarious."
"Team Jacob. I like my guys with a pulse thank you."
"I never got my letter from Hogwarts so I'm packing up and moving to Forks to live with the Cullen's."
"No camera could catch the look in her eyes and the feeling in her heart when she looks at him."
"I love how you make me laugh when I don't even want to smile."
"If I had to chose between you and breathing, I would chose you and then I would use my last breath to tell you "I love you."
"And he asked “Is everything okay?” and she blinked away the tears and said, “Yeah, I’m totally happy for you.”
"In Kindergarten we learned about cooties, in middle school we learned about relationships, and in high school we learned the definition of heartbreak."
"Sometimes when I say “oh I’m fine” I just want you to look me in the eyes and say “tell the truth.”
“He looked at me and said “do you ever feel like you’re working for something you’re never going to get? A shoot + miss kind of deal. Like no matter what, you just can’t have it, but that makes you fight for it just a little bit more?” I looked at him, stared at him for just a second and said “everyday.”
"Never say I love you if you don’t really care. Never talk about feelings if they aren’t really there. Never touch a life if you mean to break a heart. Never say you’re going to if you’re not planning to start. Never look me in the eye when all you do is lie. Never say hello is all you mean is good-bye."
"We don’t talk anymore and I don’t understand why. It’s like you gave me wings and told me it was illegal to fly."
"My friends and I are the kind when a house burns down; we’re roasting marshmallows and crushing on the firemen."

I love it! The purpose of this poem definatly shines through. Wonderful job, and keep writing! :)

on Mar. 1 2010 at 7:50 am
writerscramp01 GOLD, Green Bay, Wisconsin
11 articles 6 photos 51 comments
Please Comment! Thank you! :)