Standing | Teen Ink


June 20, 2019
By StarNightGirl GOLD, Boyds, Maryland
StarNightGirl GOLD, Boyds, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"Life's under no obligation to give us what we want."

I know how it feels

To fall.

To feel

The burning in your heart

And the

Humiliation in your soul.

I know how it feels

To want to give up

And unpack

Your misery

And begin to live

In the grave you dug for yourself.


I know how it feels

To lose hope

And confidence

In your biggest dreams

And feel as if

You won’t be able to save yourself.


I know how it feels

To get back up again

And continue climbing your mountain

Without looking back

At the previous terrors

And failures.

I know how it feels

To try again

And succeed.

It feels like you’re standing.

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on Aug. 15 2019 at 2:52 am
N-wonders BRONZE, Auckland, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't want other people to decide who I am, I want to decide that for myself." ~Emma Watson

I love this poem!!! It's so powerful through the message of perseverance, standing up and trying again. This is beautiful.

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