Awake | Teen Ink


October 15, 2015
By beyondthesky PLATINUM, Santa Monica, California
beyondthesky PLATINUM, Santa Monica, California
34 articles 3 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
It's nicer to think dear, pretty thoughts and keep them in one's heart, like treasures. I don't like to have them laughed at or wondered over.
-L.M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables)

Sometimes I find myself lost in the past
So desperate to relive precious days
Though beauty unaware seldom does last
Upon the thoughts my lonesome heart still prays

A paradise of peaceful sleep unstirred
Content with blinded sight and open heart
Kept me in a dream clouded and blurred
A dream from which I dread to fully part

Awoken from my slumber, soul adrift
Unsure with open eyes, my heart feels bare
To see so clearly hinders spirits’ lift
For I’m still holding on to past compare

Freed from this state of fruitless discontent
I may escape this life of self-torment

The author's comments:

Last year our teacher assigned us a sonnet, so I wrote this about my mental and spiritual transition from middle to high school.

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feathertail said...
on Oct. 26 2015 at 12:15 pm
feathertail, London, Pennsylvania
0 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All around me there are people telling me who I should be. I hate to disappoint you but these are the colours that I see. If there's just as many colours, as there are human beings, maybe I'm just colour-blind and missing out on everything!" -Nano

I love it!!!