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June 1, 2009
By MarilynMonroe BRONZE, Fayetteville, Arkansas
MarilynMonroe BRONZE, Fayetteville, Arkansas
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When I was young
And had a bad day
My mom would tuck me in
Whispering tomorrow would be okay.

People didn’t hurt others
Without some punishment
Now this world could
Care less about someone’s torment

Now a night can’t take away
A day’s worth of pain
Now crying doesn’t cleanse
Or make this life sane.

It’ll still suck tomorrow
And I’ll still be alone
I won’t get the boy or the dress
Just the ringless phone.

People still hurt others
And others still will cry
My world still crumbles
But my tears just dry.

I’m never disappointed
Because people don’t try.
To stop caring just means
I don’t have to cry.

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Rosie_Pearl said...
on Feb. 28 2014 at 1:18 pm
Rosie_Pearl, Forney, Texas
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I'm not crazy, my reality is just different from yours <3

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on Apr. 25 2010 at 3:21 pm
Allykattz PLATINUM, Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"This much I know is true That God blessed the broken road That led me straight to you"-Rascal Flatts

Great poem and so true!

Bethani GOLD said...
on Dec. 21 2009 at 9:14 pm
Bethani GOLD, Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Life is perfect until you sit back and realize how boring it is without risks.

this poem is so true! I have a friend struggling just like you. Don't worry you'll get what you want even if you have to wait.

on Oct. 2 2009 at 7:42 pm
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

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