Away One Day

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I wished myself away one day
Up into the lonely gray.

I had done the world no good
No good deeds like everyone should.

I was of no use to this world
The pain of the earth around me curled.

Up in the clouds, I reviewed my life
I could see the hate, the pain, the strife.

I saw a woman, cowered and scared
I saw a girl, who looked like she cared.

I saw a hand, reaching out
Never seeing expressions of doubt.

I saw a girl, a beggar, thin
Who couldn't get out of the spot she was in.

I saw a girl give the beggar bread
And watch the worries fly off her head.

I saw every hug, every kiss, all the tears
Cries of shame hit my ears.

I had done something good, you see
But the world didn't hear my desperate plea.

Because I had wished myself away
I was there, and there to stay.

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DawnieRae said...
Jul. 20, 2013 at 7:15 am
That was cool! I would give you 6 stars if I could!
freeperson replied...
Jul. 21, 2013 at 12:39 pm
thank u :)  
Jade.I.Am This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 12, 2013 at 10:03 pm
This is really cool :)
freeperson replied...
Jun. 13, 2013 at 10:29 am
Thank u :)
Hitesh said...
May 22, 2013 at 8:30 am
Really nice man! I give it a 5 stars!! 
Please check out my poems to bro! 
I hope you like them and rate them as I did with all of yours. :D
freeperson replied...
May 22, 2013 at 1:19 pm
thank u :)
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