David Sabo

Rookie (December 2nd,1990 / Oklahoma City)

I am not a poet Poem by David Sabo


Im not a poet
thats my life so i wrote it
so everyone will know it
when i die they can show it

I never was a poet
just a kid with a pen
trying to relate
tryna find a friend
from within

never loved my self
always thought i needed wealth
always shy before the eyes
of one those who judge everyone else.

Now i write for the bite
hopefully it hurts your ears
maybe you will realize
just what you did through all the years

the suppression
taught me volume
and the violence
taught me the aggression
you have created a monster
now it time YOU learned a lesson

NoW i could care less
what you think
i burned the test

sitting at my desk

like
what?
wheres the rest?

Submitted: Friday, December 18, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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  • Rookie Allison Bovard (3/9/2010 12:26:00 PM)

    i like how it rhymes in a really aggressive way.
    i really connected with it!
    great job! :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Amy J-Jordan (1/1/2010 6:32:00 PM)

    What you write is exactly how I feel. I write my life so when I'm gone at least a few people will know what I felt and what I've been through. You are a wonderful writer and person! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Irene Clark-hogg (12/26/2009 9:26:00 PM)

    The truth is in your words. You are not a poet, yet; but you have the potential to be a very good one. Keep up the good work.
    Irene (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rachel Ellard (12/22/2009 8:53:00 PM)

    Read a lot of yo poems... i see a true talent and artist here (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Danny H (12/21/2009 6:19:00 PM)

    10+++
    best poem i have read by you
    it was excellent! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Joseph Poewhit (12/21/2009 3:43:00 PM)

    Seems to be venting some inner anger. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shelly Anne Burry (12/21/2009 1:59:00 PM)

    Now i write for the bite
    hopefully it hurts your ears
    maybe you will realize
    just what you did through all the years

    the suppression
    taught me volume
    and the violence
    taught me the aggression
    you have created a monster
    now it time YOU learned a lesson

    it has real meaning behind it, its serious and thoughtful in a tone.. you used some masculine rhyme cool. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Emma Hannon (12/21/2009 11:24:00 AM)

    my favourite type of poems are rhyming pnes and your poem is my favourite with all the rhyming it gets the point across! v.g.! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Miranda Stoltz (12/18/2009 1:41:00 PM)

    Awh, i like it. Its really nice (: (Report) Reply

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