Every time I hear the obnoxious,
mainstream slang "you fake"
I can't help but think
about how true it is
sure, sure, it's slang,
it's thrown around and not meant
to be taken seriously
But i look around
and see that all of my peers
are everything but what they describe themselves as
we are what we insult others of
They laugh, and joke, and help each other with work
but as soon as one leaves the table or the room,
they all turn on that one person.
My peers always have something that they won't say to your face.
People always ask me
if i'm okay, what's wrong, etc, etc, etc.
but don't they ever notice the behavior
of our peers? of themselves?
I notice my flaws all the time
I analyze my behavior all day
but the truth is
that I'm perfectly fine,
I'm sane,
i'm just ranting, all day, in my head
analyzing the actions of others and those of myself
I cant bear to even talk anymore
because I know my peers now
i've analyzed their voice,
and i know that if i were to speak
i'd get shot down so much worse
than if i just sit here
and pretend i don't exist

Sorry this is super pessimistic but I've been so stressed out all day and needed a good rant.

The innocence of children
Brutally ripped
Out of their tiny palms

Babies cry innocently--
Without worries--
The future that awaits them

My own innocence has abandoned
Me--I am
What is left of me?

Zack Long
Zack Long
Aug 22, 2013

We all pay for life with death
So why worry about what's it between
Smile and drink this shit down
You ain't gonna live forever
So what you waiting for
Take the red pill first
Followed by two of these little blues
Snort this line and we'll ride the night
High enough to forget chasing dreams
What are you waiting for

Matalie Niller
May 30, 2012

Empathy goes a long way
with wusses, don't you think?
The tough ones don't have feelings
just razor-wire for guts and time-bombs for hearts
emotions replaced with Hulk smashes and knife gashes
she said
"Let's be friends" she said
"We can chase air and lick butterflies"
He said "Only if you die first"
he only had dead friends
they smell amazingly disgusting and have WORMS for EYES!
She cried.
He almost felt sad, he thought
but he realized it was just hunger
for scared screams and others' insecurities
impurites of rhythm and logic just soft chalk cells
washed away by urine from an angry bladder
getting madder and madder
maybe, if feelings were so prevalent.

Mar 18, 2013

there are signs on everyone's faces,
they all say it's time to go,
and i just know it is.

Don't be enticed by the attraction of a crowd.  It's more important to walk alone, than to show-off, be rude and loud.
Don't allow your peers, to constantly pressure you, because they say you're not their friend.  Watch the amount of trouble they cause, especially, in the end.
Life is given, to gain much knowledge, in this very large world.  Not to mess around, and be funny, impressing every boy and girl.
Don't get left behind, watching your so called "Friends" get promoted.  They will be the ones to laugh at you, while you are being demoted.

Ben Holders
Jul 8, 2013

Forget what you learned in the night  

The youth do not have it right

The wine plays tricks on young mortals

In the late moonlight

When reason was lost  

And caveman instincts run wild

And I think I want to rest awhile

But the youth will not rest

And the youth will scream you awake

And the youth will give you drugs

And the youth will fill you with worth

And the youth will leave you be

Only when the youth has burned you up

My body is on fire

And the youth dance in my light

The youth came last night

Like all nights, and they begged to dance in my light

I begged to dance in their light

You are a "victim" of peer pressure
Nov 12, 2013

I'm disappointed
You are throwing your life away
I'm disappointed
But I'd try to help you
Only if you
Promised- to meet me half way

You thought that
It would make you look so "cool"
But instead you got busted
And now you look like a fool!

Yeah I know that
You are a "victim" of peer pressure
But you have a brain
And you should have known better

I hope you get the chance
To turn your life around
Because I know that your future
Could be so bright
But first you must know the difference
Between what is wrong and what is right

And promise to change the way you have lived your life,
This very night

Today some one in my family got busted for smoking pot. I wanted to let everyone out there know that smoking/drinking does not make you cool and that there is always a chance to turn your life around and do something better with your life
when i peer into the
noa harriott
noa harriott
Jul 15, 2013

when i peer into the
deep dark lake.

i wonder at the waves
the shadow-flickers
and the shafts of sunlight which
never seem to pierce very deep...

and urges to dive
to fall and swim
and to know the very unknowable
reaches of the silvery bed,

(c) noa harriott
Nicole Potter
Nicole Potter
Dec 6, 2013

Heed who grew up
              In a personally constructed Bubble.
Did not want to Deal.
               Mindless Matters.
At every
               Lonesome Turn.
There are Seekers
                               Such as
Who have etched a
                                  Similar Path.
Find those who
                            Function as
Create Together.
                              Burst the Bubble.
Before it is no longer

Dec 2, 2013

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