Why I Write

After the day is almost done

Tears fall from my face

I try to keep doing right

But they keep telling me to quicken the pace

 

I try to hold back the anger

But it is all in vain 

So many feelings

It’s hard to believe I’m sane

 

The same thing I always do

Again and again I try

Yet hold back my anger I cannot 

Why?

 

I get irritated so easily,

The words burst out of me,

What I say is hard to control

Oh why can’t you see?!

 

With this journal in hand,

I go to a quiet spot

To write out my anger like this

Boy am I there a lot. 

This poem is about: 
Me

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