The Boy Who Changed

Day by day, Never looking the same, This is the boy who changed. No matter what, No matter how hard he tried, He just couldn't keep his eyes, Hair, clothes, or skin. They never stayed the same, And he hoped there was something deeper within. Even when he loved her, The girl from his unknown … Continue reading The Boy Who Changed

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Run!

I'm afraid that if I go that way, These memories will start calling; They'll start churning and burning. There'll be nothing I can do When the skies go up in flames. Please, believe me What I'm saying may not be the truth, But it is a truth. So run.  Run! When the skies are falling Run! Copyright © 2016 … Continue reading Run!

Never Give Up

I haven't found love But I'm not giving up I haven't solved my problems But I'm not giving up My family's still broken But I'm not giving up on them My friends aren't always there for me But I'm not giving up on them The world is on the brink of self-destruction But I'm I'm … Continue reading Never Give Up

Hey Courtney

Hey Courtney, Didn't you see the way he broke After his parents wrapped around that tree? The blank slate of his face when you said it was on purpose. Did you cry when they found that boy's body floating on the lake? ... Hey Courtney, How many times did you throw cupcakes at Alison H.? … Continue reading Hey Courtney

A Better Way

Around the back of the building There's a group of teens getting high There's got to be a better way To escape In the parking lot There's two strangers making love There's got to be a better way To release Hiding in the library There's a student killing himself with his studies There's got to be … Continue reading A Better Way

Remind Us

Years fly by, Days turn to dust, And we wonder where the time went. The clock spins out of our control, Reminding us how helpless we are. Hours whiz past, Minutes drag on, And we rush about in our busy lives. The calendar pages are quickly filled, Reminding us of all the lost moments. Decades … Continue reading Remind Us

Too Different

"Be yourself.  No one else can be you." "Be unique!" "You're so original!" "Why are you so...  different?" Wait, what? "Why can't you be like everyone else?" "Normal people don't dress like that." "God, you're such a freak." To this day, I hear people compliment my uniqueness and the very same say that I'm too … Continue reading Too Different

‘Sitters,’ ‘Takers,’ and the Truth of Both

(Taken from my old blog allegracassidy.wordpress.com.) Not all those who wander are lost. -excerpt from "All That is Gold Does Not Glitter" by J. R. R. Tolkien       As the wondrous author who wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy said, "Not all those who wander are lost."  Some are just shuffling … Continue reading ‘Sitters,’ ‘Takers,’ and the Truth of Both