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Semi-Automatic

April 1, 2010
By Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.


My inspiration has given up
My motivation met me half way
When my ambitions lost the fight
My encouragement just went away
It’s easy to get my engine started
But it won’t start up all the way
A few more tries is all it will take
And one more try is all it takes
All my dreams sit wide awake
Troubled by emotions they can’t name
And when my reasons saw the ordeal
They didn’t have very much to say
The closest I ever come to sleep at night
Is crying over it during the day
So I stole sleep and wasted dreams
In the end my dreams put sleep to waste
Every time I retrace my steps
It’s success that always seems to fade
I told victory of my tragic defeat
And when she heard this she ran away
I pleaded to my aspirations
But I couldn’t get them to stay
I tempted them with visions of triumph
But my triumph saw no reason to stay.
I’m speechless after it all
So I just listen to my disgrace
But even he had given up
For even he couldn’t go all the way.



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on Jul. 3 2010 at 11:55 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

i see, but i just cant help being whatever i become at the chemistry of this awesomeness when you speak.

on Jul. 2 2010 at 9:37 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

know I was just being funny...or dumb....you can never tell what the other thinks until moments like this...

on Jul. 2 2010 at 6:33 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

you have to consider that its me you're talking about captain, and thats if you take what i said literally. when i said we were in the same gene pool i didnt mean we were siblings. you'd have to ask my statement itself what it meant.

on Jul. 1 2010 at 11:14 am
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

Well, actually, I wouldn't care if you were a younger sibling, it's if you're older that matters, cause I don't think I could stand a third older sibling....but even so, 11 is enough for me.

on Jul. 1 2010 at 3:24 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

then why does the thought scare you captain? am I not 12th sibling material? 12th? really?

on Jun. 30 2010 at 8:31 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

Nah, it doesn't bother me because you'd be related....you'd be the 12th sibling...

on Jun. 30 2010 at 12:24 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

because you figure that just because we're both not very athletic and we tire easily then we must be related and that scares you because you've seen what i did with the hopscotch monkey.

on Jun. 29 2010 at 1:33 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
34 articles 1 photo 682 comments

Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

why does that thought scare me...?

on Jun. 27 2010 at 12:23 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

were swimming in the same gene pool.

on Jun. 25 2010 at 3:32 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

haha it's inside, I'm not a very athletic person, I do tire physically very easily

on Jun. 21 2010 at 3:27 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

very nice.

on Jun. 20 2010 at 12:18 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

No, I don't tire too easily, I stick with it :)

on Jun. 20 2010 at 3:11 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

so, i guess this means you're not getting tired o me yet? merci very alot much captain.

on Jun. 11 2010 at 7:42 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

You know what, just from sitting here reading your poems, I've already bookmarked like six of them as favorites, and this is yet another one.  I love it!

on May. 8 2010 at 1:23 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

your input is really great...

on May. 8 2010 at 11:41 am
XxletsfireitupxX SILVER, Glendora, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much a heart can hold." -Zelda Fitzgerald

This is great!