Defeated | Teen Ink


August 4, 2010
By The_Squirrel GOLD, Port Alberni, Other
The_Squirrel GOLD, Port Alberni, Other
15 articles 0 photos 36 comments

Favorite Quote:
I will because I can, I can because I want to, I want to becasue you said I couldn't.

I trip, I fall,
I blame my shoe,
the lace is undone,
but what's really new?
My knee is bleeding,
It run down my leg,
The world is still turning so i can't be dead.

I stub my toe,
I reach down in protest.
The nerves are throbbing.
My friends tell me to go,
To go to the office,
But the sun is still shining so I can't be dead.

I do a cartwheel,
it fractures my arm.
I get a cast, there's still no harm.
I walk home from school,
I hear some breaks screech.
I look, I scream,
But it's already too late.

"The driver was drunk" I hear a cop say.
All in all it's not my best day.
So as I lay here,
In the middle of the street,
My parents are weeping, down by my feet.

I close my eyes, give in to defeat.
Because I know when I've been beat.
But I still want to fight!
So I say "I'm sorry," with all my might.
Nobody hears me, they're crying too hard.
I can almost hear them, but they're much too far.
So I close my eyes,
Lay down to sleep,
I won't wake up.
This is defeat.

The author's comments:
I was sitting in my room one day when I heard my mom crying. When I went to go see her she was watching a news program about a girl who died in a car accident after a wedding. She had been killed by a drunk driver and when the paramedics came her mother was cradling her head and weeping.

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on Aug. 29 2010 at 2:52 pm
jesus.musik.freak BRONZE, Port St Lucie, Florida
3 articles 4 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
If your going through hell, keep on going, don't slow down. If your scared don't show it. You might get out before the devil even knows your there. - Rodney Atkins, If your going through hell

This was really good