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Running to Freedom

September 3, 2015
By Darius_Nobles GOLD, San Angelo, Texas
Darius_Nobles GOLD, San Angelo, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
'Today you are you, and that's truer than true. There's no one alive that's youer than you." Dr. Seuss

Running and running

From what's inside,

something no one can see

but something you can't hide.


The mind of your heart

that cannot be denied,

with the love and despair

and when they collide.


Running and running

From what you cannot escape,

as you were a fish

and love was the bait.


If you could see where I fall

for this foolish faith,

we can love, for the love

for normality sake.


I tripped, I tripped

trying not to fall,

to tell me what we had

meant nothing at all.


I tripped, I tripped

Although I try, I fell,

To steady try and escape

But still bound by your cell.


I'm free, I'm free

from what you had me be,

the guy that you wanted

that I wanted you to see.


I'm free, I'm free

what we had you don't see

the emptiness in your eyes

you wouldn't see with me.


But I'm free, I'm free

from the pain you don't see,

because what we had and what we have

means nothing to me.

The author's comments:

This was written from the heart; by the heart; for the person whole who stole it all.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Dec. 29 2015 at 4:42 pm
katrinaa48 BRONZE, Westminster, California
2 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No matter what anyone tells you, words and ideas can change the world."

Love this! This title caught my eye because i'm a runner, so I thought i'd check it out! Your work is really good, love the repetition and the rhyming isn't overdone. Nice work!

on Sep. 24 2015 at 10:28 am
Angel_Wing23 GOLD, Wolcottville, Indiana
10 articles 32 photos 34 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You know what "Normal" is? A setting on a washing machine. No one wants to be that." - Ashley Purdy from the band Black Veil Brides said that and I am going to keep using this quote.

This reminds me of in at one moment in time. I feel like I can relate to a lot of your poems. Keep up the good work. I love it!