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Tired, So Tired
I’m tired
       so tired
Of pretending
   to know what I’m doing
When I really have no clue
   why I’m here,
   where I’m going,
       what comes next.
I’m tired
   of being afraid. Of always
watching for danger,
   expecting
the worst, of
       never feeling safe.
I’m tired
   of being so tired. Of
forcing myself
to keep going, when
       I just want to sleep.
I’m tired
of being      
       alone.
Of constantly
   feeling different,
 not fitting in,
not being able to relate.
I’m tired of false hopes,
of shattered dreams,
of never getting it right,
of starting over and over and over,
       of never being at peace.
But most of all,
   I’m tired,
of never knowing,
         if anything wil
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Literature
The Past has Become the Present
Unsure
of where to go,
   what to do,
when
      the past feels like the present.
Can't let go
of the feelings
      (fear sorrow disgust rage)
that should've died years ago.
Body's stuck.
     The past has become the present.
Can't relax,
can't trust (especially not myself),
   can't move on.
How can you
love,
 sleep,
  adapt,
    care,
when
       the past is still taking place?
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Literature
My Best Friend
Your eyes may be a little
    glossier
than they used to be,
but you're still as
    happy
as ever.
Your hips may be a little
    weaker
than they used to be,
but you're still as
    loyal
as ever.
Your fur may be a little
    whiter
than it used to be,
but you're still as
    lovable
as ever.
Your bladder may be a little
    shallower
than it used to be,
but your heart is still as
    big
as it used to be.
I know we may not have much more time together,
but you will always be
        my best friend.
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Literature
It's Okay
It's okay if
    they mock you.
If people
try to break you with words.
        You're so much more than others' opinions of you.
It's okay if
    money's tight.
If simply
providing for basic needs is a challenge.
        You're so much more than what you own.
It's okay if
    you don't look the way you'd like.
If you
have a few more (or less) pounds than you'd like.
        You're so much more than your outward appearance.
It's okay if
    you don't quite fit in.
If more often than not
you find yourself alone.
        You're so much more than how popular you are.
You're a
    living,
    breathing,
    feeling
human being,
and this fact alone means       
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Literature
Something's Changed
Something's changed
about me.
I don't know what,
    or how,
But I am no longer the same.
I am
still uncertain,
    but no longer afraid.
Still alone,
    but no longer as lonely.
Still not quite happy,
    but no longer sad.
Still flawed,
    but no longer ashamed.
Still physically identical,
    but fundamentally different.
Something's changed
       within me,
and I think it's for the better.
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Literature
The Greatest Tragedy in Life
The greatest tragedy in life,
is that as we age,
we learn to stop asking,    
    
    "Why?"
Instead,
we replace it with the phrase,
    
    "Yes, sir."
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Literature
The Pledge of Allegiance
I pledge allegiance,
to the flag,
of the     
    Corporate
States of America.
And to the
    delusions
for which it stands. A
    bipolar
nation,
        under God,
with
   triviality and self-importance
for all.
        Amen.
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Literature
Why Do You Care?
Why do you care,
    if they die young?
You cannot save them,
        so why do you care?
    
Why do you care,
    if they are raped and abused?
You do not know them,
        so why do you care?  
Why do you care,
    if their world has been shattered?
They are just Muslims,
        so why do you care?  
Why do you care,
what happens to them?
So what if they are
    starving,
    alone,
    hurting?
These things happen, and you are
        powerless
to prevent them.
So don't worry about those people,
            they aren't even Americans.
        Your happiness
 
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Literature
Nothing
Nothing is
    what I know.
Nothing is
    what I love.
Nothing is
    what I feel.
Nothing is
        what I have become.
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Literature
Alone
Eat
    alone,
dream
    alone.
Think
    alone,
feel
    alone.
Work
    alone,
hurt
    alone.
Desire to be
    alone,
regret
    alone.
Rage
    alone,
hate
    alone.
Live
    alone,
die
    alone.
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Literature
Dissapointment
Here I sit,
    alone in a group,
Shouldn't have come,
        but I gave in to hope.
Your words make no sense,
    you're pissing me off,
Too tired to care,
        I roll my eyes.
This was supposed to be fun,
    instead I'd rather be dead,
I want to go home,
           just leave me alone.
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Literature
Autobiography
I'm defenseless,
caught in the open and
    hemmed in
by an invisible enemy
that will not relent.
When my enemy first attacked I turned to my closest ally,
    begging for support
before my enemy grew too strong.
But my "ally" became enraged,
        furious that I would inconvenience it with my weakness.
So I ran,
    and ran,
        and ran,
until I had run much too far to get home.
    But still my enemy pursued me.
I realized I could not outrun my enemy,
so I called out to God,
    pleading:
           "Oh Lord, please! I know I do not deserve your aid
            but I am beset by a foe I cannot defeat! I need your help
           
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Literature
Something's Wrong
Something's wrong.
Things aren't going the way
    they're supposed to.
I've jumped through the hoops,
    exposed myself
to their superior judgments,
        taken the plunge (twice).
But it hasn't turned out
like they said it would.
    
    The wounds
        have deepened.
    The eyes
        have darkened.
    The disease
        has spread.
Perhaps this is simply
    how it must be.
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Literature
They Say
It's your fault,
    they say.
The disease
    is in your head,
not theirs.
What they did doesn't matter,
You're being resistant,
    they say.
You're supposed to
    swallow
everything we say,
        without objecting.
The way you think is wrong,
    they say.
Hurry! Faster faster faster! You need to change now!
No time for feelings! No time for caution! No time for
        you!
After all,
    as they say,
they're here to help.
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Literature
Going, going...
Going,
    going,
        DEAD!
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Josh
United States
I'm not a mime; my name's just a little inside joke. Anyway, I'm not really an artist. I'm actually a psychology student, and my goal is to pursue a career in counseling and/or therapy. I absolutely love people (most of the time), even though I'm a bit of an introvert.
As far as the art thing goes, don't expect a whole bunch of entries from me. As I stated before I'm not much of an artist, i only created this account because I love this site. I write a little informal poetry here and there when I feel like it, but that's about it. Still, I'll try to submit a few things every now and then just so I feel like I'm contributing.

Current Residence: Elyria, Ohio
Favourite genre of music: Classic Rock and Grunge
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Art1derer Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi!  thanks for the fav.  Making more comic stuff soon!  hope you'll like those too!
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latent-ookami Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the favorites! Very much appreciated.
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pdLondon Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2015
Thanks for the fave!
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Eeddey Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the favorites!! :squee:
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PansyBlack Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the fav!
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Thanks for the :+fav:
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Thank You very much for the :+fav:! :hug:
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Wellthatwashard Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
thanks a lot for the fav!:)
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rubethemime Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
You're welcome!
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Thanks for the fav on my X23 picture!
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