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Never Enough

September 12, 2013
By Shade3043 DIAMOND, Shade3043 Did This, In Case Of Anonymous, Other
Shade3043 DIAMOND, Shade3043 Did This, In Case Of Anonymous, Other
87 articles 0 photos 168 comments

Favorite Quote:
When I was a boy, I would always hear scary things in the news and my mother would say to me, "Always look for the helpers. Everywhere you look you will always find people helping." - Fred Rogers


know I'm not good enough.
I know I'll never be.
I know I'm reaching for nothing.
But I just refuse to see.
I don't want to be afraid.
I need to know how.
There's nothing that I have said.
I'll just take my bow.

I said that I'd fly away.
But the crow's words mislead me.
So many words to say.
So many wonders to see.
Then how am I stuck on one little thing?
How will my brain not stop this hopeless symphony?
Alibis, excuses, trying to connect the dots.
Your time is up, now take your parting shots.

I yell out your name, but the birds fall short.
Just a game, now roll again.
A facade, a simple wish, a hope of a sort.
It may seem crazy, it may seem insane.
I just need a hand to carry my heavy heart.
Nothing but a fraction, just a twisted art.
Go away, from here. Take away the love.
Although I may try, I'll just never be enough.



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on Sep. 24 2013 at 9:26 pm
liberalartist GOLD, Stillwater, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
Poeta nasicur, non fit. (a poet is born, not made)

O.o really good, and kinda deep

on Sep. 19 2013 at 3:50 pm
MeggieMills SILVER, Baltimore, Maryland
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I write...so therefor I am a Writer.

wow no mistakes, very emotional too! Love it! 5 stars!

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on Sep. 19 2013 at 1:29 am
really good shade 4/5 : D

Alabian GOLD said...
on Sep. 14 2013 at 11:06 am
Alabian GOLD, Limbo, Other
13 articles 2 photos 126 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you can fly, don't stop at the sky cause there are footprints on the moon" - Owl City

I love this! It's so perfectly thought-out. Again, beautiful choice of words. I don't know what it is, but you're writing enchants me! I have a lot of your poems tagged as favorites :)) 5/5!