loner | Teen Ink


February 26, 2015
By Amara-rose GOLD, Pendleton, Indiana
Amara-rose GOLD, Pendleton, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Let go and live.

Familiar faces pass me by,
People I know, love and despise.
Some are lucky to be in the “in-crowed”,
Others seem as if they just don’t care.
As for me, well I’m just a loner passing by.
I put on a mask of confusion to hide my true side;
One that only few get to know.
It’s rare for me to let people in…
To know me and who I really am.
As I walk the hall the faces seem to disappear,
And the halls are suddenly empty.
It’s just me…I’m the only one…I’m alone yet again.
But I don’t mind I’m usually alone.
Just me, myself, and I.
The lights flicker then fade away I’m left in darkness.
It’s gone from mid-day to mid-night in a matter of minutes.
No light but the lone moon.
The silence is an eerie sound, one that can make you go crazy.
It’s too much to bear,
I open my mouth to scream but no sound comes out.
I stop and think about why I’m trying.
For I’m only a loner hidden behind a mask
I hide my true side only few get to know.
I’m afraid to let people in….afraid of what they will think.
For under the mask there is a ragging storm.
A mass of darkness, thunder, and shadows.
A storm that’s taken control,
Waiting to come free…but I don’t let it.
I keep it lock inside my head.
The storm never seces never calms for a moment.
Just gets bigger, my bad emotions fuel the storm
My anger, sadness and maybe misery.
With a sudden jolt I’m back to reality
Back to the halls of darkness
So I begin to fade, fade away in to the dark.
And before I’m gone you all hear me say…
I’m just the loner you passed by everyday but never really   saw.
Some said hi, some said hey
And as I begin to fade away
Tears of pain and tears of joy fall from my face.
They shed the mask I’v always worn.
And frees the storm inside my head.
I open my mouth but no longer have much to say
And when I’m gone the things I never said
Lay buried in the deep darkness.
Secret fears and secret lives never to be told.

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This article has 7 comments.

on May. 10 2015 at 3:53 pm
BoobooBeetle DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.”
G.K. Chesterton

"And you, you ridiculous people, you expect me to help you."
Denis Johnson

Where do I begin with this poem? It's amazing, honest, well-written, it's perfect! Very few errors, nothing big. Great job!! :D

on Apr. 21 2015 at 12:15 pm
Scorpio07 SILVER, Hertfordshire, Other
5 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
There are many launguages around the world, but a smile speaks them all - Unknown

A brutally honest poem. Like it a lot!

on Apr. 5 2015 at 5:59 pm
BeautyWhispers PLATINUM, Nevada City, California
21 articles 0 photos 98 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be Yourself, Be Unique, Be Me. :) - By BeautyWhispers

I think maybe a little more rhyming? It doesn't all have to be rhyming but it does sure sound better here in there if you do;) -Honest Advice

on Mar. 24 2015 at 1:53 pm
TheBlackCrow901 SILVER, Chatham, Illinois
5 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let this be your honour: always love more than you are loved and never to be second in this."

My favorite poem of yours. A little fluffy but still really good

on Mar. 8 2015 at 12:42 pm
WOWriting SILVER, Broadstairs, Other
5 articles 0 photos 266 comments
I generally agree with this comment. I really like the beginning, but towards the end, it starts to become repetitive and disuades readers from continuing. I think you could find stronger words to convey your feelings, but the gritty emotion in this is touching. Thank you for sharing this.

on Mar. 8 2015 at 10:58 am
Allen. PLATINUM, Palo Alto, California
32 articles 9 photos 525 comments

Favorite Quote:
[i]No matter how much people try to put you down or make you think other things about yourself, the only person you can trust about who you really are is you[/i] -Crusher-P

This is very well done. Perhaps some editing and removal of superfluous lines would help?

on Mar. 3 2015 at 7:46 pm
Ariel_Fluffyy SILVER, Los Angeles, California
7 articles 0 photos 54 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You May Encounter Many Defeats But You Must Not Be Defeated" By- Dr. Maya Angelou

I enjoyed reading this. Its powerful and I get the sense that this is something that you go through in your everyday. I honestly love this good job!