Dream Big

September 23, 2009
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It sucks when you're feeling alone,
when you have no one on the phone,
when you cry late at night
as your days fill with fright,
and your house doesn't feel like a home.

It sucks when you lie in your bed
with one million thoughts in your head.
His words are all lies,
you imitate his tries,
and you feel his disease only spread.

It sucks when you see him there
and you wish that he'd only care,
but he can't 'cause he's cold,
and despite what you're told,
have a desire to stare.

It sucks when he's still on your mind
but emptiness is all you can find.
You lie to yourself.
It's bad for your health,
but you dream of the day he'll be kind.

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Midnight5765 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 5, 2014 at 10:16 pm
I liked reading it and placing myself in the story. For once the lyrics actually fit with the picture!
nessa1311 said...
Jul. 6, 2011 at 1:38 am
Amazing poem. I absolutely love it, definitely relate to it 100% , one of my favorites now.! <3 (:
LilBoo said...
Jun. 14, 2011 at 7:41 pm
the way it flowed was beautiful. keep on writing
HisEmeraldEyes said...
Jun. 14, 2011 at 12:08 pm
wow this is BRILLIANT , i love the way it flows and is so catchy
***Rain*** said...
Mar. 31, 2010 at 3:51 pm
I love this. Ive felt this way before and you placed this feeling in a poem perfectly.
hannahbee7 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 31, 2010 at 9:31 am
That was really good! I'm pretty sure all girls feel like this at some point and thats what makes it so perfect
dreamer_believer said...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 1:52 pm
i was completely absorbed into this poem. it's amazing! :) 5 stars all the way, you did everything great with writing this, i am breathless. check out some of my newest work if you could, i would love your opinion :)
carly... said...
Oct. 5, 2009 at 3:35 pm
I absolutely love this. Keep writings, you're amazing!
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