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I'm Still Young

September 13, 2009
By MeganAnne PLATINUM, Niskayuna, New York
MeganAnne PLATINUM, Niskayuna, New York
24 articles 0 photos 157 comments

Favorite Quote:
All my life I've looked at words as if I were seeing them for the first time. ~Ernest Hemingway

I’m still young.

I’m still beautiful.

I’m still holding my tongue.

I’m still wonderful.

I’m still that little brown eyed girl.

Who thought Barbie would rule the world.

I’m still that girl who thought Santa Claus was real.

And who didn’t know that hearts didn’t always heal.

I’m still that symbol of innocence,

Believing in love and no consequence.

I’m still the one who watches the sunset,

Knowing that my time isn’t here yet.

I’m still the one who is just learning to read,

Slowly and steadily building up my speed.

I’m still that girl with the toothy smile,

The one who only wanted to watch Barney for a while.

I’m still that girl with the wispy brown hair,

Throwing everything to the wind, finding no reason to care.

I’m still that girl who falls when she runs,

Getting back up, because falling is fun.

I’m still that girl who believes in Mr. Walt Disney,

Knowing that Prince Charming is waiting for me.

I’m still that girl who believes in stars,

Wishing on one, watching as it glows from afar.

I’m still that girl, the one with the bubbly laugh,

Believing life is better when you take a nice nap.

I’m still that girl who believes in red roses,

Pretty scents and wrinkling noses.

I’m still the girl who believes in sweet justice,

Making the end a perfect bliss.

I’m still that girl who knows she is particular,

Believing in being me and not being popular.

I’m still that girl who believes in herself.

Following her and no one else.

I’m still that girl who still believes in life,

And her shining armored knight.

I’m still that girl who believes in integrity,

Knowing no one can damage me.

I’m still one two three four five six seven eight nine,

I’m still believing in time.

I’m still young,

I’m still not done.

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on Nov. 13 2010 at 11:34 pm
SundanceKid SILVER, Hailey, Idaho
8 articles 1 photo 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're gonna get. -Forest Gump

I LIKE IT!!! Even though I am in tenth grade, I still feel like a kid most of the time...

on Oct. 23 2010 at 9:15 pm
WinterMoon GOLD, Waynesburg, Kentucky
17 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
life is hard, but it could be harder
Suicide is for people who are too weak for the real world.
Those who dance are thought to be crazy by those who don’t hear the music.
People change, things go wrong. Just remember, life goes on.
What you feed your mind is what it gives back to you!
Be conscious of your subconscious mind. It’s the storage area for all the things you don’t pay attention to. It will eventually yield and even take over your conscious mind.
Life is all about challenges. To become an over comer, you don’t have to allow obstacles to become an impediment, but rather a stepping stone to your goals.
I have failed over and over in my life and that is why I succeed.
Imitation is Limitation.
Life is like a novel with the end ripped out.
Life is like a game of baseball
You’ll never know if you make the home run
Life is about creating yourself, not finding yourself!
There could be many options in your life, but before this life you had no option. So live with it
Life is like a dream. There’s good times and there’s nightmares. Life will only last so long, but your dreams will go on forever.
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about dancing in the rain..!”
“Enjoy what you can, endure what you must”
Love never ends, but life does.
Things turn out best for people who make the best out of the way things turn out
Love is like a rainbow: the more you see it, the more you realize what a miracle it really is.
Life is about falling – Living is about getting backup.
never have regrets, because at one point everything you did in life was exactly what you wanted
“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
Dreams are like stars…one blows up and another one gets brighter
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.
You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough.
God, if I can’t have what I want, let me want what I have.
Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.

awww! this was soooo beautifully writtren, it is just like me! like for real! omg! your writing about my life!

on Oct. 22 2010 at 7:20 am
pnkninja11 BRONZE, Partlow, Virginia
2 articles 0 photos 27 comments
This poem reminds me of when I was younger. I use to believe in a lot of things. I wish I was still that way. When life was so much easier.

Lightss BRONZE said...
on Sep. 30 2010 at 2:20 pm
Lightss BRONZE, Boston, Massachusetts
2 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
Friends are like four green clovers , hard to find but lucky to have :]

Awww I love this ` makes me remember the time I was a little girl who thought the world was full of mean people :)


OLD timess ` :) <3

on Sep. 16 2010 at 12:09 pm
iwillalwaysbemyself PLATINUM, Murphy, North Carolina
20 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
dream as if you'll live forever, Do as if you'll die tomorrow

i love this its so good, i hope to see more :)

on Sep. 8 2010 at 6:38 pm
broken_red_wagon BRONZE, Bothell, Washington
1 article 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I would rather be hated for who I am, than be loved for who I'm not." Kurt Cobain

so well written! and so lovely!

on Sep. 8 2010 at 5:48 pm
JessieLuv BRONZE, Norfolk, Virginia
2 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
Everything happens for a reason


Holliee SILVER said...
on Sep. 8 2010 at 12:02 pm
Holliee SILVER, Belfast, Other
5 articles 6 photos 8 comments
this is amazing <3 a real beaut :)

cheer1018 said...
on Sep. 8 2010 at 7:18 am
cheer1018, Spotsylvania, Virginia
0 articles 0 photos 8 comments
i loved this! it really reminds me of myself. it's inspiring and written very well.  I think this can relate to a bunch of different people because everyone is still the same person as who they used to be, no matter how old they are.

on Aug. 3 2010 at 8:09 am
KelseyForLife SILVER, Moline, Illinois
6 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live Life to the fullest. <33

This is just amazing. Got big words in there and they really go good with this. Keep writing your great! :D

a_essie BRONZE said...
on Jul. 26 2010 at 6:52 pm
a_essie BRONZE, St. Louis, Missouri
2 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
Fairy Tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. --G.K. Chesteron

I love it! so beautiful and inspiring! wonderfully written! 

keep writing!

on Jul. 26 2010 at 9:10 am
singinwriter1021 BRONZE, Hillsborough, New Jersey
2 articles 1 photo 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do

Beautiful poem/song!  If I had my guitar with me I would have attempted to sing it just for fun (nothing else).  Your work is inspiring.  I have yet to post my own music but when I do please read  :)

safidyre said...
on Jul. 15 2010 at 10:15 pm
safidyre, Blanchard, Oklahoma
0 articles 0 photos 2 comments
love it great work you took me back and made me remember :)

Deeperkymess said...
on Jul. 12 2010 at 12:21 pm
Deeperkymess, New York, New York
0 articles 0 photos 3 comments
I love this poem

on Jun. 12 2010 at 10:35 pm
smileLG37 BRONZE, Mattawan, Michigan
2 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"The town was paper, but the memories were not." - John Green. (Paper Towns)

beautiful poetry. it speaks out to any young teen girl who is loses themselves and reminds them who they really are when they need to be reminded... like myself.

on May. 1 2010 at 8:06 pm
Supernova7 GOLD, Redford, Texas
16 articles 6 photos 394 comments

Favorite Quote:
Let me cry my tears let me live in sorrow as long as you promise to be with me tomorrow
By Me:)

I really liked it:) I don't think there's anything you should change:) could you comment on my work?

on Apr. 29 2010 at 8:14 pm
**favorite songs not poem

on Apr. 29 2010 at 8:13 pm
this is one of my favorite poems it's very true and relateable good job

on Apr. 29 2010 at 9:17 am
I really liked this does it have music to go with it because then it would be a little bit better but I loved it very much. Keep on writing songs like this you might become famous

meghannn19 said...
on Apr. 8 2010 at 2:23 pm
meghannn19, Springfield, Missouri
0 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
You're only as tall as your heart will let you be, and you're only as small as the world will make you seem.

one of my favorites<3 this was really good.