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Flash’s across the sky A stampede as the clouds Crash together Swirling, swarming, suffocating Each other In a race to find It’s own place This poem was included because it sort of says that clouds and storms know what they are doing. I wrote this poem, from the poetry unit. The pressure, a chant All I could hear was a chant ‘do it, do it, do it’ It was held right in front of me All I wanted to do was cry The pain, a pressure building inside A hate, a love, a sadness I took the first drag The one that would set the rest of my life It ran through my lungs took over my mind Dizziness, a loss of control My head spinning and my lungs so tight But that didn’t stop what I felt It felt so right All I wanted was more To feel the release Over and over and over again Nothing to stop me No hate, no love, no sadness Just me Only me The room slowly came to a halt Reality came pouring back A pain filled my mind and body A sorrow A realisation Of what I had just done I could feel tears building In my eyes And yet I held them back For the love of what I had just done. This poem was included because I feel that it deals with a couple of issues that teenagers face. I wro Continue...

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I believe that poetry is an interpretation and being an interpretation you should be able to see the poem how you wish to see it, and giving the poem a title tells the reader what the poem is, not letting them decide what they will of it. The lava spatLike boiling waterAnd the volcano roaredAs loud as a lionThe ash flew outLike rolling cloudsAnd togetherThey were as mighty as a bull. And that has what this poetry unit has been about, writing set poems for set topics. This poem was included because I like Volcanoes and I just wanted to put it in. A passing nightA falling starA dream so clear And yet so farA heart that beats But not to hearA love so strong Made to fearI included this poem because I think it explains a lot of things. One wish, I can"tmt full fillOne wish, that is needed soA heart that bleedsFrom a pain so strongA friend in need, but what is needed Can"tmt be doneGuilt so strongIt hurts to cryThe life I live Should be hers to tryHer painI cannot easeBecause her sadness comes to meFrom over the seasThis poem was included because it relates to my friend who died, but this poem is for me. The poems I have selected to be in my anthology have hopefully varied, not sticking to a particular theme, if there is one. Poetry AssignmentIn class we have been studying poetry, learning techniques and styles, just over all trying to improve our own poetry. I wrote this poem, from the poetry unit. This poem was included because instead of writing the poem as we were told I used the same topic but changed it, to suit my interpretation. I do not wake upIn a foreign bedI do not shake With fear for what I have just seenI think tomorrow is a brighter dayI cannot seeThe world behind the maskI do not hat with such A burning passionBut I to do cryWith salty tearsThis poem was included because I feel that people take what they have got for granted or even don"tmt realise what they have. I personally like poetry; to me it gives meaning to things that I would not have necessarily thought had meaning. A star shinning brightIn the darkness of the nightBurning there for you,For me, for eternityLiving long full of lightBut when in our sightIt has reachedIt"tms nightInto a darknessA whole with no lightIt will fallAnd into that wholeThere will be no flight I included this poem because it has more meaning than a star"tms life and I wanted to put it in.


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