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What About Me?

April 10, 2010
By ZebraWithoutStripes ELITE, Blue Springs, Missouri
ZebraWithoutStripes ELITE, Blue Springs, Missouri
102 articles 8 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
To make a difference in the world, you have to be different from the world.

I like yellow
it looks yummy
like I should lick it
right off wherever it is
the street sign at the corner
and my baby brother's
picture book
(the giraffe in it that is)
no wonder smiley faces are
that color
I wouldn't smile so much
if smiles were green
but I never wear it
no no no
because it doesn't look good
with my eyes
they aren't yellow you see
thank goodness
yellow just isn't right when it's
in eyes
except for
maybe on a cat
but then again
maybe not
I don't care
I don't have a cat so it really doesn't matter
see I'm not a cat person
why do people say that?
"cat person"
of course you're not a cat person
you're a person person
the way we use words is funny sometimes
and words are too
like emu
isn't that a funny word?
it makes me laugh
that emu word
I'm giggling here
yes me
the girl who doesn't look good
in yellow
but likes it
on cupcakes and smileys
and cat eyes too
I'm still not sure about that
maybe green would be better
at least for that
Are you wondering why I'm writing this?
this poem that isn't really a poem
about yellow
(it could be a poem I guess
I'm not really sure though)
I'm writing this because I want to
that's why I write things
It's a good reason to
pressure free you know
So about this yellow
the sun is yellow
yummy sun
sometimes it looks like dripping icecream
lemon of course
and I want to lick it
lick lick lick the shiny sun
yum yum
I wonder how it would free
slipping down my throat
down down down
definitely better that a moon full of cheese
the sun is much better
'cause it's yellow
But then
what if it was
what then?
would I like it as much?
if I were purple would you like me as much?
now that's a question
so ponder it
Ponder is a funny world
just like emu
and elmo
and grasshopper if you say it really fast
and gum
gum gum gum
Do you think this is too long?
then I will go away
But I do like yellow
yes I do
and I want to eat the sun
yum yum


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This article has 5 comments.

on Apr. 19 2010 at 4:22 pm
shy_anna_13 BRONZE, Plainfield, Ohio
3 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
i wish-

 liked this, it was intresting , and funny, like how you tied everything together, my language arts teacher des that, i find it cool, :)

on Apr. 19 2010 at 4:13 pm
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
62 articles 1 photo 881 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

One of the odd poems of teen ink. I love it. I like how you utilized the color yellow and other things to help the flow of your poem. Very random and creative. Keep writing.

And if you have time, will you please check out my work. Ratings are greatly appreciated. Thanks!

on Apr. 17 2010 at 1:17 pm
ChocolateEyes07 BRONZE, Boise, Idaho
1 article 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon

That is REALLY good. i really liked it. i've always wanted to have the ability to come up with something as random but cool or funny like that. keep it up! thats really good.

on Apr. 16 2010 at 8:59 pm
pepsilover BRONZE, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
2 articles 2 photos 4 comments

I really like this!! your such a great writer! wish i could write lik that! keep writing plzzz loved it!

If youd like you could check out my work it would be greatly appreciated! thanks!!!

on Apr. 14 2010 at 9:58 pm
Denali.B. BRONZE, Calgary, Other
2 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is knowing that you don't put it in a fruit salad." - Unknown Source

I like it, and no, i dont think ti was too long *smile*