Stages | Teen Ink

Stages

March 5, 2022
By TheRareBreed PLATINUM, Lambertville, Michigan
TheRareBreed PLATINUM, Lambertville, Michigan
42 articles 0 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
“The apple doesn't fall far from the tree." I guess that means we're just products of whoever made us and we don't have much control. The thing is, when people use that phrase, they ignore the most critical part: the falling. Within the logic of that saying, the apple falls every single time. Not falling isn't an option. So, if the apple has to fall, the most important question in my mind is what happens to it upon hitting the ground? Does it touch down with barely a scratch? Or does it smash on impact? Two vastly different fates. When you think about it, who cares about its proximity to the tree or what type of tree spawned it? What really makes all the difference, then, is how we land.”
― Val Emmich, Dear Evan Hansen


Words are stages

which we create

with ink and pen

we sound and shape

the worlds in which

we'll create

lives that are

bigger than our own

giving our thoughts

a lovely new home

so dream on big 

with ink and pen

for all the days

until the end


The author's comments:

To all the writers out there, 

You all are why I do this. The emotion, the honesty, the community. Welcome to those old and new, this page is home to all of you.


Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 1 comment.


Afra DIAMOND said...
on Mar. 17 at 4:55 am
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
79 articles 7 photos 1682 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can’t ask other people to believe you and vote for you if you don’t back yourself."
-Jacinda Ardern-

"If I can make someone's day brighter, happier, better, that makes me happier."
-Ava Max-

"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

"A Bridge Has Two Sides."
-Elsa- (Fictional character- Frozen)

“I knew who I was as a girl but I had to find who I was as a woman.”
-Delta Goodrem-

Yeah I agree with you...
BTW, your amazing poem is a stupendous way to welcome all writers, old or new...
👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻