Unfinished | Teen Ink


June 5, 2015
By HayatC. PLATINUM, Louisville, Kentucky
HayatC. PLATINUM, Louisville, Kentucky
25 articles 0 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one."

I attempted to rationalize it
In vain
And so I wrote a poem
To let my heart explain
What my mind couldn’t fathom.
Yet with this new approach
I noticed that as I neared the end
I found myself at a loss for words
And my stanzas came undone.
I looked at my unfinished poem
With frustration in my eyes
And that’s when I realized
That an unfinished work of art
Is what we-

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Adia16 GOLD said...
on Jun. 22 2015 at 11:25 am
Adia16 GOLD, Nampa, Idaho
16 articles 7 photos 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Sing like no one's listening, Dance like no ones watching, Love like you've never been hurt."-Unknown

Wow! This is amazing! I do question what happened with the author of the poem. Did something happen? Did an accident occur? Or was the author so frustrated they gave up?

on Jun. 21 2015 at 3:20 pm
Blackjack. GOLD, Suffolk, Virginia
13 articles 0 photos 94 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Take a lesson from "the Greatest Man That Ever Lived," Austin Aries. The ambition and vision of one depends on how bad@ss they look in sunglasses." - Me, 2017

"Who is this Jose, and why is he always being denied?" - Corey Graves, 2016

Good work! Quick Question: Why didn't the writer finish the sentence? Did something happen to her or something?

on Jun. 21 2015 at 12:15 pm
AllSoPlayfulWhenYouDemonize BRONZE, Richmond, Virginia
3 articles 0 photos 228 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Our passion is our strength."
-Billie Joe Armstrong

Wow, this is really good! I liked the beginning. "I attempted to rationalize it In vain And so I wrote a poem To let my heart explain." It's beautiful, hon. Thanks for sharing!