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Looking at myself

October 27, 2009
By hannahbee7 DIAMOND, Boca Raton, Florida
hannahbee7 DIAMOND, Boca Raton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"You know you’re a writer if your friend tells you a heartbreaking story and your first reaction is – wow, that would make an incredible plot for a novel. You know you’re a smart writer if you manage to keep that reaction to yourself."

So I saw myself in context
and I'm thinking that I'm dull
and I'm looking for a side of me
that no one else could know

And I'm thinking of the hours
that I spent all by myself
and I'm wondering if all
that lonely time's bad for my health

And I'm fading out of sight
of the eyes of those who care
and as far as my old friends concerned
I was never there

There's no doubt I am grey
I'm a food that's missing spice
I'm not a thrilling story
but I guess that's just the price

The author's comments:
I don't really feel this way about myself, in fact just the opposite, but I wrote it in a moment of despair

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on May. 6 2011 at 9:51 pm
LunaIsNotHere BRONZE, Phoenix, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"I admire the concept of selling your soul for the sake of an unforgettable performance"

Love it! Good job :)

BigLu73 said...
on Nov. 11 2010 at 9:04 am
BigLu73, Cleveland, Ohio
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good poem even though it was a little depressing but overall great poem.

on Jan. 1 2010 at 3:47 am
Arluanna PLATINUM, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
“Mwahahahahaha! Now you are mine, Lesley-Bird, finally, at last, in my... oh, drat, forgot it had wings...”

-Phil, the youngest Kalins Uzin

aww, this is making me cry. I feel like this sometimes, it's a very desolate feeling...

on Nov. 19 2009 at 10:43 am
pandaLICIOUS SILVER, Portland, Oregon
8 articles 0 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” -Audrey Hepburn

Wow! Really awesome! Keep up the good work!

on Nov. 13 2009 at 3:23 pm
bluemagnet22 PLATINUM, Dearborn Hts, Michigan
24 articles 16 photos 644 comments

Favorite Quote:
You were born an origanal why die a copy?The secret to success is the consistency to pursue.To the world you may be one person,but to one person you may be the world.To receive the right answer,you must ask the right question.Don't worry be happy! :)

Vry nice and quite relatable

I think everyone feels like this some point in their life and you captured it in words quite well! Vry nice rhyme and rhythm... it flow vry nicely