Behind these eyes, Like a crashing tide.

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
This is my first attempt at poetry. Its about the stuggles that I have to face learning new things with a learning disability. It took me longer to read then everyone else that I know, and I need to write things down to understand it. This peom could really be about any stuggles that the reader is faceing with themself. Such as there insucurities or personality.

Submitted: September 02, 2009

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Its like a m o n s t e r
Lurking inside
Its like an eagle
Anger like a crashing tide.
Its what lurks behind
These tired eyes
Its like a monster
Hiding inside.

Its like an animal
A frightening pet
I'm like a hunter
Without a net
Like an actor
Without a set
Its like an animal
A horrible pet.

It may not work
It may be wrong
Just like lyrics
Without a song
Like the king
Without the Kong
It may not work
It may be wrong.

Now I must
Set aside
What lies beyond
These tired eyes
 Ditch the anger
The crashing tide
Find what lies behind
These brilliant e y e s.


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