Biography of Hawkins Rodgers
(I'll probably revise this at some point, but for the moment this is more of a list of facts than a bio, so keep that in mind.)
I was homeschooled from preschool through 8th grade. I just finished Highschool, and I'm on my way to college. I've been writing poems ever since 7th grade.
My favorite poem is 'If' by Rudyard Kipling and in general I prefer poems that rhyme. Even if they don't rhyme, my ultimate requirement in a poem is meaning; I try not to write anything that is solely a collection of 'pretty words' and my favorite poems are those that are more than that.
Hawkins Rodgers Poems
They say never be shallow, instead have an open mind And ya'know that's funny, ‘cause I find, a mind left open often rots away That's not to say, a closed mind is essential For I know that would simply suffocate your potential
Was it naive to believe that I could be judged by what I do instead of what I've done? Is there such thing as forgiveness or was I doomed before I'd even begun? There was a time where I was innocent enough to not even realize I had sinned
Lack of inspiration Missing that sensation To drive me And ultimately, survive me
Aspire Always reach higher Never let anyone burn out your fire, your desire
Was it naive to believe that I could be judged by what I do instead of what I've done?
Is there such thing as forgiveness or was I doomed before I'd even begun?
There was a time where I was innocent enough to not even realize I had sinned
Although, I guess that hardly matters if find myself falling into hell in the end
For a time I had little idea of the plague assigned to me
Now I've been staring at my reflection for some time and I can finally see