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My Insanity

August 26, 2009
By anotherromanctic PLATINUM, Wilmington, North Carolina
anotherromanctic PLATINUM, Wilmington, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"If it's not okay, then it's not over." - Anonymous

Emotional outburst of high degree,
Someone tell me what's wrong with me,
Hatred, anger, sadness, then love,
Will someone tell me what they're thinking of?

Dried-up trails of many tears wasted,
How many victims has this feeling tasted?
Featuring friends of the giddiest smile,
While holding their mask while in denial.

It feeds on our sorrow, fuels our hate,
Enforces ideas no one contemplates,
And when it has fed to its soul's content,
Unleashed, we are, left only with resent.

Can it control who I shall become?
Or will effort send the beast back where it's from?
Is it insanity? or am I just sane?
Has all my energy been spent in cruel vain?

The author's comments:
I wrote this while I was grounded quite recently. I was grounded because I tend to become emotionally unstable with my stepfather. I thought that, because I kept exploding, I was insane or something nasty, nonetheless. But, I think that any teen can relate to this and think that we all feel a bit crazy at times.

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This article has 3 comments.

Heart SILVER said...
on Oct. 16 2009 at 1:53 am
Heart SILVER, Arcadia, California
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wow. this poem really captured my heart. and yeah, i can relate too. sometimes i feel everything you described in your beautiful poem.

on Sep. 12 2009 at 5:50 pm
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

the emotion is literally bursting from my computer screen ;) very deep! i can relate to this, but you did a great job explaining it :) bravo! 5 stars. check out some of my work too :) i love the comments!

on Sep. 9 2009 at 6:50 pm
Electricity PLATINUM, Bradenton, Florida
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I love this poem, it really calls out to you. great job, it has a nice rythem!