Trapped | Teen Ink


February 28, 2009
By dot.! BRONZE, Acworth, Georgia
dot.! BRONZE, Acworth, Georgia
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On all sides
No way out,
Like the punishment for small children,
We all got when we were kids.
"Go to the corner!"
Except this time,
You can't turn around,
And escape.
They just don't understand,
So I don't even try to explain.
Tear stains on my mother's pillow,
But mine is soaked every night.
There's too much happening now.
My face is shamed,
My mother is cold,
I don't know anyone anymore.
Let me,
Just find the key
To open this steel box,
Enclosing me in humiliation and sorrow.
I want to be free,
And careless again,
Running through a field of daisies,
So I will find the strength,
To kick down those four walls,
To go against nature,
To become myself again,
To change,
Just not today.

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This article has 11 comments.

on Sep. 11 2009 at 8:19 pm
emo.panda101 BRONZE, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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i love this i can relate to it alot

on May. 31 2009 at 9:04 pm
Alice Min BRONZE, Columbus, Ohio
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great job! loved it! :)

on May. 28 2009 at 5:17 pm
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

VERY BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN...KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!! I HAVE A POEM COMING SOON...IT IS ALSO CALLED TRAPPED! LOL....but for now, if you have time! will you please check out my poems and rate, comment them?? i would really appreciate it!! i wish you good luck on getting this published!!

on May. 28 2009 at 12:39 pm
VisionTru PLATINUM, Rochester, New York
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i love it...

on May. 15 2009 at 8:36 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

LOVE IT! I like the way you described the humiliation as a box, wonderful metaphor. I can totally relate to wanting to be innocent again, and remembering just how innocent I was.

on May. 12 2009 at 1:48 am
Monae2013 SILVER, TRACY, California
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I feel like that to so i see were you are coming from!(thank you for the comment!)

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on Apr. 17 2009 at 2:56 pm
Hey, i love this poem and i can really relate. seriously, keep writing and don'y syop!!

on Apr. 14 2009 at 8:28 pm
this is great. i liked it alot. keep writing!!

on Apr. 14 2009 at 6:53 pm
kissingdawn331 SILVER, Palatine, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"when your hourglass runs out of sand you can't flip it over and start again."(changes weekly so check next weeks l8er)

wow i can really relate ..great job

on Apr. 12 2009 at 2:27 am
Christina BRONZE, Clifton, Virginia
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really great! i love the metaphor. definite eerie-ness

on Apr. 5 2009 at 4:45 pm
WriterDancerLover GOLD, Fontana, California
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Hi thanks for the comment on my poem, "I Am From." I enjoyed your poem a lot! I've had those same feelings quite a few times in my life.