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Sometimes

Sometimes I want to go away
far, far away
and try a new life
just for a little while

Sometimes I want to ignore the world
and everyone around me
who doesn't understand

Sometimes I wish I wasn't who I am
so I don't have to deal with what I do

So why can't these sometimes
sometimes come true? 
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Poetry.com 4.4 out of 5 based on 17 votes.
Janina Jayme More than 1 year ago
Everyone has their days like this for sure...
Ashley Powenski More than 1 year ago
Sadly if wishes came true how far would each person go? what would the world turn into? Some of us deserve those wishes to just see how it feels, but then should you fall in love with the person you wished to be, what happens when you have to return to being "Me"? what will you feel then? and will you remember everything you learned from being you? I love your thoughts and can relate completely.
Rose Greedy More than 1 year ago
Anxiety can make one feel like therapy want to run away I aphas felt this myself in the past when things are overwhelming or I'm so busy I can't think straight I just want to escape stop what I'm doing and grab a clear page and tell how I feel you describe this to a T you have a real talent for going deep and sharing it powerful stuff
Rebekah Hire More than 1 year ago
Thank you :)
Larry Stallings More than 1 year ago
excellent
Jeevan Ravindran More than 1 year ago
Great point! Love it!
Jessica Russell More than 1 year ago
I know exactly what you mean!! awesome poem!
Ajantha Selvarajan More than 1 year ago
nice poem
Jeff Perricci More than 1 year ago
Very well done. Beautiful flow, good lines.
Danielle Shade More than 1 year ago
I've felt this way before...your not alone.
Mariam AT More than 1 year ago
I really loved it.- Also because it's what I exactly feel. Great job!!
Exie Black More than 1 year ago
sometimes i feel like this too. i just want to go away! very well written.
Isaac More than 1 year ago
It was nice all the way but more especially at the end such a great ending to a great poem.
EVERYROADLEADS More than 1 year ago
To the point. I like how you ended this poem. But remember in life (Whatever will be will be) we just try our best. If we get lemons...just make lemonade!
Rebekah Hire More than 1 year ago
Thank you :) I really liked the whole lemonade reference:)
tcipere More than 1 year ago
fine
Donn Goodside More than 1 year ago
I'm 69 / a former Marine / I've been from Boston to Bangkok / married & divorced / made10 career changes and I still ain't happy. I wore myself out looking, and happiness can only be found within. But, at least you articulated yourself better than most.
SUZ ... More than 1 year ago
Well done
Toccata In F More than 1 year ago
The last two lines are brilliant! Now you need to bring the rest of the poem up to that level. :)
Rebekah Hire More than 1 year ago
I know what you mean that's how I've been feeling but I wanted to share it anyway but I'm definitely going to keep working on it. Honestly it's like my poems are never complete I always keep revising them it seems like so I'm sure it will change :)
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