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October 10, 2010
By alihadley14 GOLD, Glasford, Illinois
alihadley14 GOLD, Glasford, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Truth is, everyone's going to hurt you, you just have to find the ones worth suffering for." -Bob Marley
"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet." -Plato


"Absurd."
and i listened.
to the weight of shame
collapsing upon my heart.

i'm just a girl with a dream.
a hole punched through my heart.
a doubtful star stamped in my eyes.

"You can't."
but yet i listened.
to the legs of failure
running freely through my veins.

"No."

again i listened.
to the volcanic burst of anger,
erupting behind my rib cage.

i can.


but yet i listened.


and now inside my talent, i forever obstain.



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on Oct. 21 2010 at 4:45 pm
Gabiiiii BRONZE, Independence, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"In a world where billions believe their deity conceived a mortal child with a virgin human, it's stunning how little imagination most people display." --Chuck Palahnuik

I am so sorry. I hate to say that i can relate, but i kind of can. And i wish i could be the optimist to tell you to go out there and try yada, yada, yada. But i am hopelessly pessimistic. This really good, though.