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Plague Upon You

October 22, 2009
By phoenix48 SILVER, Houston, Texas
phoenix48 SILVER, Houston, Texas
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I am a plague,
Infecting all those I touch
I am a big lug
Immense and in the way.
I am his annoyance
The girl in his nightmares
The girl in everyone’s nightmares
Why am I alive?
Why can’t I die?
I’ve tried, but I cant
Vanish in to thin air.
I am the monster
That just won’t die.


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on Jan. 30 2010 at 8:38 am
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

Very good poem.

I like it.

archon GOLD said...
on Nov. 2 2009 at 7:50 pm
archon GOLD, Mandeville, Louisiana
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great poem :) i very much so understand where you're coming from, never give up hope and keep writing. if you read my poem When the Little Boy Fell you'll find we have a lot in common

on Nov. 2 2009 at 7:44 pm
peacerose3 GOLD, Schaumburg, Illinois
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I really liked the begining, but starting with "Why am I alive?" I totally lost interest since it loses its originality after that line. The first half is really good though, nice work.

on Oct. 30 2009 at 1:04 am
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

Wonderful. I can feel the beauty of your emotions, understand your state. Just know you're more than that. You're a poet, speaking out her emotions.

akrr2011 said...
on Oct. 29 2009 at 9:12 am
akrr2011, Hamersville, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Skin is beautiful so dont ruin it with scars because life isnt as beautiful for once life becomes beautiful to you again your skin wont be so beautiful anymore"

I love this work :) its amazing, and said everything i was thinking. Keep writing!

on Oct. 28 2009 at 11:21 am
AbbotRabbit GOLD, Abolana, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-
XxIll tell you Im an orphan after you meet myy familyXx

This is a great description of depression hitting home. I like it. writing is a great theraputic way to over come these strongholds, and after awhile when you read them again they turn out to be great peices. please read my writings that I have posted i think you would enjoy them.