4:37am | Teen Ink


December 15, 2017
By slew_14 SILVER, Haymarket, Virginia
slew_14 SILVER, Haymarket, Virginia
9 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
it is better to be alone then in bad company - George Washington

4:37 am
In my head 4am was a time for the city that never sleeps,
For the city of sins,
In my head 4am was for people who were in for the fun
The ones who partied,
And stayed up late with the strangers they met earlier that exciting night.
And I met you ,
I still thought the same thing,
Because I was up at 4am on phone calls with you,
Or with butterflies that fluttered all around my stomach,
I was restless because i was happy,
But then you left,
And my reason for being restless went from happy to god awful sad,
And 4am wasn’t such a happy time
It was a time of screaming your name and
Trying to stay calm
And force feeding myself alcohol just so I could close my eyes and not see your name tattooed to the back of my eyelids

The author's comments:

one of my past relationships ruined me pretty bad , here's an outcome. 

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on May. 1 2018 at 9:47 am
c_stone29 SILVER, Elverson, Pennsylvania
5 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep calm for this too will pass

I can relate to this, and I love how raw you wrote. It is difficult to allow yourself to be anything but hurt after a breakup or any sort of detachment from someone, so I admire that you composed such a marvelous work of art. You have quite a skill, and this is the first poem I've read that I can so passionately relate to.