For the Stage I stay

For the Stage I stay

A Poem by Sarah W. French

I wrote this half way through my school's musical this year. I was mad at the cast and the teacher.

You tell me you need me
Then throw me down
I sang my heart out
And it walked away
Now I want to go after it
But you stop me in my tracks
Slowly my heart comes back
But when it gets here
It will slowly stop and die
I want to sing for you 
My heart is gone because of you
But if I leave the stage
The cast moves toward death
Even as my soul leaves me
I sing
But I sing for me not you
I sing for the fame not others
I sing so that one day
I'll look back
And say I'm glad I did it
Yet even as I say this you tell me you need me
And then you throw me down 

© 2011 Sarah W. French

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I've felt this way before, I also liked how at one point you used a commen frase and added onto it to make you rethink things.

Posted 6 Years Ago

i like the personification

Posted 6 Years Ago

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Added on August 23, 2011
Last Updated on August 23, 2011
Tags: musical, school, teachers, sadness, stage, hurt


Sarah W. French
Sarah W. French


I won't be publishing all my poems on here but I am putting them on my tumblr. Please check them out. I'm a 16 year old girl who mostly writes poems. I have been verbally bullied and use poetry t.. more..