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Wed, 01/04/2017 - 22:20 -- Tal543

Screaming and crying and wondering Why; 

Working and getting to know money and worrying about money, 

Wanting to fly away; 

But learning to drive instead, 

Studying and stressing and Trying to have fun, 

First kiss and holding sweaty hands and Feeling cornered, 

Watching my home go up in flames; 

High school completion; 

Writing, singing, and finding confidence in my abilities, 

Yelling and throwing and destroying just for the hell of it, 

Trying to run and tripping on my own feet; 

Now college; 

Learning to take care of myself and missing the playground; 

Wondering what my purpose is and worrying whether I can live up to it; 

Separated holidays and fighting change, 

Living in my fantasies and being thrown back into reality; 

Everyone comes together again to pick up the pieces, 

Trying so desperately to make myself happy and make everyone else happy, 

Endings, endings, endings, and with them come new beginnings 

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world
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Comments

Tal543

This was the craziest year of my life... so far

Tal543

girl you have no idea what you are in for...

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