coming of age poem

By Ally England ’20 The whole concept was tragic. Like I’m breathing underwater, or something worse; breathing. A kind of pain people feel, but rarely talk about, A discomfort in the mind, a sense of sadness in the eyes. You spend hours upon hours telling me my worth. The standards I’m obligated to live up […]

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King of the Stars

Alone in the night Where they shadows, they crawl ‘Neath the mighty white moon And it’s light’s great sprawl Under a shady black sky That mysterious, dark slate Where the lost and the lawless Choose to seek their very fate Below this great rock’s light Which shines brightly in its gleam Sits a being, a […]

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Tipping Point

I think I found my tipping point Don’t know how long I’ll last. Every hope that I can see Shimmers, empty, shell of glass. Every time I reach for one It sidles swiftly past It could take just one more time, Don’t know how long I’ll last.   One more time I reach and fail, […]

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