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Conscious Thoughts

A Poem

Poems are just words on paper that sometimes rhyme

Why is it so hard to think of happy lines

Maybe my brain will go there sometime

Why is it always violence and crime

Who controls my thoughts, not I

If it were, it would be rainbows and butterflies

Not filled with all these lies

I'm insignificant through plenty of eyes

These thoughts can drive you towards different highs

Don't give it power it is unwise

Disarm them with its own demise

Have knowledge of brighter skies

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K.R Smiley
K.R Smiley

I am a young adult who is struggling like many people with: paying student loans, keeping healthy relationships, and mental health. Writing has always been a good vice to shed some of the real thoughts that go through my head. 

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