Stranded | Teen Ink


September 6, 2009
By BobbyTheWriter BRONZE, Wintersville, Ohio
BobbyTheWriter BRONZE, Wintersville, Ohio
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Legs like weights.
I try to pass.
Through these gates.
But I’m still held back.

I can just see the horizon.
Through this thicket of trees.
Yet I can’t tell if the sun is shining.
I yearn so much to be free.

But I collapse to my knees.
To the canopy I give my screams.
My heart burns like it’s been branded.
In these woods we are stranded!

A light wind rustles the leaves.
But through these thick trees a breeze is rare.
On the forest floor we grieve.
There’s not much more we can bear.

So I collapse to my knees.
To the canopy I give my screams.
My heart burns like it’s been branded.
In these woods we are stranded!

Perhaps I’ve lost my mind.
After all this wasted time.
But I’ve got to find my way.
There are lives here on the line!

We have all tried our hardest.
Now us left must make a pact.
This problem is our largest.
Now we must fight back!

So we must get up off our knees
The canopy won’t answer our screams!
Our hearts burn like they’ve been branded.
In these damned woods we are stranded!

But we won’t take this anymore.
We scream no longer!
We will settle this last score.
Being stranded has made us stronger!

The author's comments:
Just a song I wrote about how sometimes, you have to learn who your friends are, and who aren't.

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on May. 4 2016 at 5:31 pm
Song-bird BRONZE, Redford, Michigan
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I love this very much. You did a fantastic job!

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on Feb. 19 2016 at 8:28 am
This is good!

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on Jul. 12 2011 at 9:47 pm
BitBit SILVER, Haltom, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
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"Can it chunky cheese!"

its extreamly great

on Dec. 4 2010 at 8:29 am
sillywillysooz GOLD, Grantsville, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"never let the fear of striking out, ever keep you from playing the game"

wow!! they is so good!

on May. 18 2010 at 6:45 pm
skatergirl13 PLATINUM, Woodbridge, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
" your heart is the most valuable thing I have I don't want to lose it"

i agree its very moving

on Jan. 8 2010 at 1:11 pm
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Favorite Quote:
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wow! this is very moving!

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