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Going Places

November 7, 2011
By dbk1098 PLATINUM, Rockville, Maryland
dbk1098 PLATINUM, Rockville, Maryland
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I may not be the smartest.
There are always going to be times when I do not achieve what I feel I am capable of.
I know who I am,
I understand the harsh realities of my limitations
And choose to soar above the bricks that want to weigh me down

One thing is certain
I am going places

I may not be the wisest
There is no perfection in my words or actions.
But when I see fit
I can do the right and moral thing.
I am also not the most articulate
Tensing whenever I feel I am supposed to say the right thing.

I may not be the id
I am going places.

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sarah98 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 24 2013 at 8:29 pm
sarah98 BRONZE, Holyoke, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to write for yourself and have no audience than write for your audience and have no self.

i love how positive this is!!!! most poetry (of my own, at least) is grumpy or sad. but this is just nice to read  

on Jun. 12 2013 at 11:37 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1159 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

I like the idea of not being perfect but being good enough, ya know? Very well written, I give this an A+ :)

on Jun. 6 2013 at 10:09 pm
dbk1098 PLATINUM, Rockville, Maryland
20 articles 0 photos 40 comments
lol! Its a typo! its supposed to be ideal haha

HazelGrace said...
on Jun. 6 2013 at 10:08 pm
Even though I do not usually partake in this kind of straightfoward writing style, I like it here. very simple, honest, and real. Two nitpicky things:  1. in the "I can do the right and moral thing" you only need one of those adjecives- it sounds repetitive. Personally, I would choose moral since "doing the right thing" is kind of a cliche. 2.In the second to last line, what is "the id?" I am a little confused there. Overall, nice job

on Dec. 29 2011 at 4:45 pm
Studio_Riet GOLD, Tonasket, Washington
16 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
" Times you see, is a little arrangement that man has made for himself to try to measure the immeasurable mysteries of life." -Calypso to Ulysses (Bernard Evslin.)
"You don't have a soul, you are a soul. You have a body" - CS Lewis

This speaks to me. I love it a lot.

on Dec. 12 2011 at 7:39 pm
Emma.H.96 DIAMOND, Kalamazoo, Michigan
65 articles 0 photos 67 comments

Favorite Quote:
You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should've behaved better. -Anne Lamott, from Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life.

My gosh this is beautiful <3 i always feel like this but cant seem to ge the momentum of escaping it like you have here. Absolutly wonderful!