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June 23


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People think I’m lonely,
People think I’m sad.
I’ve been called lowly,
I’ve been called mad.

There are worse things
I could be than quiet,
There are more harmful
Things I could do,
Just because I’m different,
Doesn’t mean I’m not right too.

Books are my buddies,
My four walls are my friends.
Green Day are my preachers,
AC/DC are my teachers,
Dancing out of my speakers.

I talk with my pen
And I sing from the soul,
Sometimes it’s diamond bright,
Others, it’s black as coal.

Summer is here,
I can feel it
Sweating into my pores,
And whilst some might go for beaches,
I go for so-called bores.

So when you see someone,
Nose in a book,
With a faraway look,
Don’t pity them;
For they are in their own kind of sunshine.
I haven't attempted poetry in months, so I apologise for the appalling quality of this.
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Personghost Featured By Owner 14 hours ago  Student Writer
yes yes yes yes
hotcocoa54 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
Irishfury97 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014
This is why I can't write for shit, amazing poets like you:) I'll admit, there's nothing I like more during the summer than sitting back in a chair or by a tree, book in hand, listening to music:)
LadyLaria Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014   General Artist
I personally read sitting on a tree branch near my house because it' summer, I stay outdoors. It's a great thing to have forests and mountains near your grandmother's house. I basically disagree with staying indoors when you have how to stay in the nature but I think everyone is free to do everything with their spare time as long as this doesn't harm the others and the respective person assumes consequences.

I pity the ones spending their summer reading between 4 walls because I really think that if all the  people in your group are doing something, they might have some reason you might want to consider. WHen you don't spend enough time with your group you risk to lose the place you struggled getting in the hierarchy. This is the consequence of not staying outdors in summer. Believe me, it happened  once and since then I return from my holidays with the most fascinating stories and darkest skin colour. No offense, please.
portalrunner2 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
Heart Thanks a lot!
Flameboy007 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
Thankyou. Thankyou. It's all I can say.
Fameisdead Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This has been my summer so far xD 
lovely poem ^^
goingpandas66 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Student Artist
Wow......that's ..... <3 thank you!
rainbowdiva132 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Student Writer
This poem sums up my summer. Thanks for writing it so I remember my own kind of sunshine!Sunny Laing with the Sun. Sun Glomp read and smoke 
CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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