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standing under a street lamp

July 19, 2021
By Rsnail-925 PLATINUM, Boulder, Colorado
Rsnail-925 PLATINUM, Boulder, Colorado
24 articles 6 photos 77 comments

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A story has as many versions as it has readers - Winter Of Our Discontent


Some nights, I just need to be alone with myself 


Some nights, I just need to think 


So I step out quietly


Out of my house unnoticed

 

These are the times I feel so different 


Out of body from myself, I let my brain go 


I let all the stupid mistakes I made bombard me 


It can be a good thing, but most times it leaves me in grief 


In pity for my life 


Because it really is pathetic 


To just stand under a street lamp


And hate yourself 


The author's comments:

This piece is really just about when my mind overthinks about everything I've done. Honestly, my neighbors inspired me to write this and I'm not quite sure why but they did. 


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on Sep. 19 at 12:53 am
Rsnail-925 PLATINUM, Boulder, Colorado
24 articles 6 photos 77 comments

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A story has as many versions as it has readers - Winter Of Our Discontent

Yeah, I did it unintentionally but I think it really added depth to this piece. Thanks!

Lydiaq ELITE said...
on Sep. 18 at 5:05 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
123 articles 32 photos 910 comments

Favorite Quote:
I've looked at life from both sides now
From win and lose and still somehow
It's life's illusions I recall
I really don't know life at all
--Joni Mitchell

The line spacing! It seems to represent so much.