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What They Told Me

April 20, 2014
By XxSmilesxX GOLD, Thomasville, Georgia
XxSmilesxX GOLD, Thomasville, Georgia
15 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
Depression is like a war, you either win, or die trying.


I was told I was strong
Strong enough to break bricks
And then I broke my body breaking that last brick
I was told I could climb higher then the clouds
And then I fell and crashed, crashed hard
I was told I could out run lions
And then one day I couldn't run any longer
I was told I was unbreakable, I was told I was powerful, they told me I could do anything
I told them I was weak, weak enough to scar every limb on my body
I told them I was powerless, Enough to surrender to life itself
I told them I was to tired, tired enough to drop to my knees without a thought to get back up



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on Oct. 13 2014 at 10:31 am
needyoumorethandope97 SILVER, Clarkston, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Love is a feeling a million words could not describe - me and my friend hannah
Confidence is a Stain you can't wipe off - Lil Wayne

thats exactly how i feel right now

on Oct. 12 2014 at 2:06 pm
Niyaroo PLATINUM, Colonial Beach, Virginia
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Very nice. It makes you think :)

on Oct. 5 2014 at 5:46 pm
Crystallite BRONZE, Santa Elena, Other
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again nce job! you are a very talented writer! i like how filled with emotions all of your poems are! nice job

on Jul. 13 2014 at 6:04 pm
TheComet PLATINUM, Mostaganem, Other
22 articles 1 photo 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret" -Ambrose Bierce
" Be yourself! Everybody else is already taken ;)"
"Don't go where the path leads you. Go instead where there's no path and leave a trail ;)"-R.W.Emerson

I'm just speechless!! Why?! only cuz every word in this poem is an unspoken word i badly wanted to say to people out loud so I can really relate to this Great job!!

on Jul. 13 2014 at 6:00 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
324 articles 10 photos 1165 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

This is really personal and deep, lovely meaning and thought process as well. Another amazing piece1 XD