Defeated | Teen Ink


September 22, 2012
By dukeybelle SILVER, Cottage Grove, Oregon
dukeybelle SILVER, Cottage Grove, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
Imagination is more important than knowledge

I don't know
If I see what I see.
But I must row,
Down the endless sea.

For the memories
that surround me.
Some sad,
Some happy.

The bad ones,
Gain control of me.
I'm like a puppet,
In a story.

I dance, and prance,
Try to pull away.
But freedom,
Is just to far away.

I give up,
I am defeated.
I look up,
Knowing that I'm falling.

Down the endless past of history.

The author's comments:
I was having a really hard day when I wrote this. In history class, we were talking about slavery, then I just started to write down a sentence or two, and it turned into this.

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