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Life Equation

August 11, 2015
By futurista12 ELITE, Far Rockaway, New York
futurista12 ELITE, Far Rockaway, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"And though she be but little, she is fierce."- Shakespeare


In this crazy world my pain won't resolve

It sits solid like a problem unresolved

Funny how Algebra is my bestie

Compared with the issues of life, solving for x is easy

It's hard when you're sixteen

The equations are complex

Nothing will balance or simplify

And multiplying makes no sense

The hardest part is letting go

And squaring all the roots

All those factors deep inside

They hide pain my brain can't divide

My calculator's telling me to subtract you

But when I think of me alone

It's like 3+4 is two

If I could work this one on paper

Instead of just my heart

My mind would compute the answer

Part by part by part

Get rid of fractions

Don't ask questions

Hey, maybe that's the key

Why do I have one variable?

I should have one less than three

Understanding dawns on me

My problem simplifies

Both are negative; none are positive

We cancel each other out

And everything just feels so fine

Because x is equal to y



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