to be alive
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just alive n tired tbh

to be alive

by virgo

when i was 7, i looked forward to the future.

the unknown excited me, it brightened my coffee brown eyes.

but as the years went by,

i realized the future was not a bright light shining in the distance, it was an alarm, begging me to run the other way.

and i couldn't.

i kept getting pushed forward, no way to turn around.

and then i was here, in the future of my past,

struggling to catch my breath in the stress of being alive.

to be alive is complicated.

there are points of happiness, of course,

but it is hard to always feel happy in the surge of life.

everything just continues, never stopping for breath.

life leaves me panting on the sidelines,

it leaves me wishing i was asleep.

sometimes, i pray i don't wake up,

and sometimes, i think i might mean it.

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valerieBreathe. You're alive.
6 months agoReply
Simply put & raw. Loved it.

7 months agoReply
As you have found out life goes on regardless of what we may do or think now that you are aware of this stop and take time to smell the roses nothing you will do affects the flow of time great story

8 months agoReply
Ahh this one is so good

deepwithinOverly emotional narcissist
a year agoReply
So I am not alone in feeling that way, I adore your work!

ivoryannaliseCommabassadorWriter, Reader, YouTuber, and Artist
a year agoReply
This was so great! Thank you so much for sharing it!!

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this is very applicable to my own life, thanks for sharing! :) Also, plz check out my first story!!

a year agoReply
@alireza @soccer111 thank u both :)

soccer111I am full of fire, I demand to be heard
a year agoReply
I love this soo much, very relatable

alirezaProgramming is my passion.
a year agoReply
Beautiful.

a year agoReply
@dankmemes42069 thank u:)