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Night Writing

February 3, 2010
By JustAbbi SILVER, Maplewood, Minnesota
JustAbbi SILVER, Maplewood, Minnesota
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Sometimes I wake up in the still of night
And wonder what had given me the drive
To grab the first pencil that’s in my sight
Some paper, and into my thoughts I dive
The thoughts I’ve been oppressing for a while
Even the ones that make me cry for help
Sometimes I write the things that make me smile
More often things I’ve left up on the shelf
Despite the soreness of my worked fingers
Along with outcries from my heavy eyes
The feelings and thoughts from my dream linger
Some seem like reality but are lies
I still scribble faster from left to right
Lie back down to sleep in the still of night

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on Mar. 12 2012 at 4:55 pm
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I LOVE THIS!!!! This so inspirational! Wow this is  amazing!!! LOVE IT

on Oct. 18 2010 at 7:20 pm
echome94 PLATINUM, Daleville, Virginia
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Wow i wrote a poem like this when iw a slike twelve. Your deifnatly right, some of us just cant seem to help ourselves when thoughts like these hit. Amazing work

on Aug. 16 2010 at 11:25 am
poeticspirit12334 PLATINUM, Groesbeck, Texas
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this is a great poem!! good job!

on Mar. 3 2010 at 5:30 pm
itzemilyy BRONZE, New York City, New York
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This is really good poetry! Keep up the amazing work. [:

on Feb. 28 2010 at 11:49 am
hannahbee7 DIAMOND, Boca Raton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
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This Is a wonderful poem! I can totally relate. I simply can't wait to hear more from you!