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Dec 2021 · 71
never good enough
Emma Q Dec 2021
i don't often share my hobbies with friends, you see
I'm afraid of shame.
I'm afraid no one will look at me the same.
Because I'm overreacting, and that's all i do,
And I know that they're right-
I know that they're right.
So I ignore it when my heart's set ablaze
Because all i ever seem to get is half-hearted praise...

And all I can hope for is to be the same.
Losing my desire to strive for the best
No one can hurt me if I never speak
yikes.... so anywaysss we're back (2 years later) and this is my online melodramatic rant because god knows i could never say this to anyone in person lol.
Mar 2019 · 513
Rollercoaster of Life
Emma Q Mar 2019
Come with me, my friend
Come ride with me
Through the uphill of wonder
Down the downhill of doubt
Come on, don't stop now
We have so much farther to travel
Don't give up now
We'll go up the blissful twist of friends
Bravely make it through the loop of love
What are you waiting for?
Oh no, this downhill will be hard to bear
But we'll make it through
Come on, are you ready?
Mar 2019 · 1.3k
Emma Q Mar 2019
Cursed from yonder to go on,
Forever wandering on and on.
Mar 2019 · 320
Beautifully Broken
Emma Q Mar 2019
They say
"Never give up".
But how can I,
If the world has given up on me?
Funny how one sentence changed my entire life,
Spun my world upside down with a bang
Twirled the universe on its finger
Guess what it was?
I'm sorry.
Now I stand with my heart in a million pieces,
Limbs broken at impossible angles,
I'm beautifully broken...
You should have known that I would,
If I could,
When you stopped catching me,
As I fell for you...
Dec 2018 · 311
Emma Q Dec 2018
To others, it's words on paper
To others,it's typed lines
To us?
To us,it's our whole heart
Poured out onto that page
To us, it's our whole life
In those few stanzas
To us, it's our words in a cage
Finally let out
Writing is magic to us.
Dec 2018 · 122
Emma Q Dec 2018
Goodbye, my friend
Hold on tight
Don't cry
I'll see you again one night
Now close your eyes
Don't worry, now
I'll always remember
How you caught me before I fell
How you made me better as well
Now, just let go
And know
I love you.
Don't mind my horrible rhyming skills.
Sep 2018 · 315
Emma Q Sep 2018
Notes drift through the air
Everything stops to listen
The violin bow drifts
Through dimensions of music
Carving a note into the earth
Miles away,
Fingers move across a keyboard
Creating magic
Real magic
Through music
Next to her
A gentle voice begins to sing
Creating a melody
Music travels everywhere
It's real magic
To those who can
Sep 2018 · 898
Emma Q Sep 2018
I am fire in a lake
I am ice in the sun
I am everything
And nothing
All at once.
I am nothing more than
A girl in the crowd
Nothing more than
A bag of skin,
And bones
Beneath the clouds.
I live several versions of myself
I am a friend
A sister
A daughter
I am me.
Mar 2018 · 498
Darkness vs.Light
Emma Q Mar 2018
Every night in my room
Door closed
Shades drawn
Darkness reigns the night
Darkness swallows the room
Covered  in total darkness
I can’t see anything
I am blinded
Every noise frightens me

But when the morning comes
Light comes with a broom and sweeps darkness away
I pull the shades and light shoots in like a rocket
And fills the place
Like a balloon of light
Encasing the room
In light.

During the day
Darkness and light battle
Light pushes darkness
Darkness shoves light back
Shadows work for dark
Following me everywhere
But when i come up here to read
And turn on the bulb
Light laughs in triumph
As darkness slides away
Into the corners
Under the bed
But when I leave the room
Darkness crawls out again
Resuming the battle
Until dark.       -Emma Qian
Mar 2018 · 371
Emma Q Mar 2018
My world starts spinning                                                        
When the teacher is pinning
The new assignment to the board
Oh lord!
Chaos is unleashed when I step upon the bus
Kids are screaming
Kids are having a fight
It's not a pretty sight
Chaos is an old enemy
Everyday is another fight
With Chaos
Chaos is too powerful
He always wins
Only days in my room
Curled up with a good book
Chaos cannot disturb me then
I am in the world of reading.
I fight back
Breaking up fights
Befriending siblings
Doing chores
Righting this world
Stopping Chaos in his tracks
A hard battle
Sometimes lost
Sometimes won
Chaos always comes back stronger than ever
But then I do too.

— The End —