Broken | Teen Ink


January 18, 2013
By bethanyebethany BRONZE, Clinton, Tennessee
bethanyebethany BRONZE, Clinton, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"I would love to be made perfect, but instead, I have the grace of God." -Audio Adrenaline

God, I don't know if I can
take this anymore.

I'm trying, God, I really am,
it is you that I live for.

But I'm drowning in a sea of faces,
and names I'll never know.

I hate it here!
How can I call this place my home?

The kids at school,
they don't understand me.
They can't even see you, God.

But around them, I feel so inferior.
Am I the one who is truly odd?

God, just get me through today,
that's all I ask for now.

But in the long run,
I ask for peace.
Can you grant me peace somehow?

And God, please help them see you,
the same way that I do.

Help them know that in this changing world,
your love is always true.

This things that I pray for them,
I also pray for me.

God, please help me steady myself,
with roots deep like a tree.

Wrap me in your love again,
and let my soul dance with you.

Only you can fix me now,
and make my broken heart brand new.

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This article has 6 comments.

HazelGrace said...
on Jun. 10 2013 at 6:26 pm
Personally, I do not believe in God, but this is an admirbaly passionate and well-written prayer. Nice job

on Jun. 10 2013 at 5:45 pm
liberalartist GOLD, Stillwater, Minnesota
14 articles 2 photos 42 comments

Favorite Quote:
Poeta nasicur, non fit. (a poet is born, not made)

really nice work :3

on Jun. 10 2013 at 4:36 pm
gossamergirl GOLD, Nowhere, New Hampshire
15 articles 1 photo 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return." ~ Moulin Rouge

I love this poem :) keep it up :D

SongBird04 said...
on Jun. 9 2013 at 12:42 am
SongBird04, Littleton, Colorado
0 articles 0 photos 88 comments

Favorite Quote:
You've gotta take the good with the bad, smile when you're sad, love what you got and remember what you had. Always forgive but never forget, learn from your mistakes but never regret. People change and things go wrong but always remember life goes on

I love this one, too. It feels like your poems come straight from your heart, and they are so beautiful. Good job. :)

on Jun. 4 2013 at 5:48 pm
LittleLadybird GOLD, Carrickfergus, Other
14 articles 0 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
To be nobody but yourself in a world that is trying it's hardest every night and day to change you into everyone else is to fight the hardest battle a human being can fight, and never stop fighting.

I agree completely with Jade! You are so brave and inspiring writing about your faith and its really encouraging for other people like me :) ur style of writing is so honest and beautiful, i love it!

on Jun. 4 2013 at 5:45 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1159 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

This is really inspiring, I love how you can write about your faith. I hope you always stay strong in Him, and that your writing helps others as well. Thank you for the poem (: