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Ball and Chain

January 17, 2010
By S1234 BRONZE, Pelham, New York
S1234 BRONZE, Pelham, New York
3 articles 0 photos 9 comments

The girl with the profound amber eyes;

Her vivacious spirit
By her own petty need to be


She yearns to please people
And she succeeds
Everyone always tell her how utterly exceptional she is

That’s not good enough though
She strives to be something more
Something…. better

Better. Better. Better.

The problem is,
By always trying to reach
That point of faultlessness,
She is pushing those ones away

The ones that
Accept her
Embrace her

Love her

Or used to

This distrust in herself holds her back
Like a ball and chain.

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This article has 4 comments.

on Mar. 19 2010 at 6:46 pm
shelterisland GOLD, Montclair, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
-Biting's excellent. It's like kissing only there's a winner."-Doctor Who, The Tardis

love all of your work! This one might be the best I think =D

flaggirl2013 said...
on Feb. 25 2010 at 9:31 pm
This is so real and enjoyable, I love your work. This is my favorite one out of them all.

on Feb. 25 2010 at 4:19 pm
Jetsrock10210 SILVER, Briarcliff, New York
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ahh i love it. its so good!

on Feb. 16 2010 at 9:20 pm
sasssgirrrl22 PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Giving up is not a part of my vocabulary."
"Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."
"Truth be told I miss ya, truth be told I'm lying."

u r so talented! i just luv it lol. ur poems mean so much. its like u experienced it first hand so of course, the reader can put themselves in the narrator's shoes. incredible job on all ur work!! :P