Television | Teen Ink


September 29, 2014
By Angelique_h GOLD, Bradenton, Florida
Angelique_h GOLD, Bradenton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"We cry, not because we are weak, but because we have been strong for too long."

Life is like a television.

They say it rots your brain.

It Does.

It is not real.

It's all in our minds,

And how we view the characters.

Sometimes, we miss out on the best part.

We don't really understand 

What is going on,

for a lack of perspective,

but that's okay.

They say not to look at it too closely,

Or you'll miss the whole point.

So here I stand,

A bystander,

looking at this life from a distance,

So far I can barely see it.

You can't control life.

There is no remote.

The only way to do anything

In this world

Is to approach it.

Charge up to it,

And if you press the right buttons,

You might get what you want.


The screen goes static. 

You no longer have a connection

To this world.

And sometimes, when the screen goes static,

You turn it off.

But with life, you can't turn it back on.

So even if it goes static,

Keep it on.

Because sometimes it can suck,

But it's an adventure.

A crazy, stupid adventure.

Live it.

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This article has 3 comments.

on Oct. 14 2014 at 6:49 pm
AprilNicoleJones BRONZE, New Castle, Indiana
4 articles 0 photos 39 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I write only because
there is a voice within me
that will not be still."

(MY FORMER ACCOUNTS: Icantwrite & Punk.Snowflake)
Published poems from my former accounts:
- FRAIL HOPE (Icantwrite)
- YOURSELF (Punk.Snowflake)

This is very good. It describles perfectly what our culture of sitting in front of the TV is really like.

on Oct. 13 2014 at 7:35 pm
Crystallite BRONZE, Santa Elena, Other
2 articles 2 photos 347 comments
Nice job! this is sooo good! :-D

on Oct. 12 2014 at 4:12 pm
Niyaroo PLATINUM, Colonial Beach, Virginia
31 articles 4 photos 69 comments
Very creative. I like the point of view