A Poem by Drew

About a kid who grew up in some hard times and is kinda mad at the world and thinks that people don't understand him but he doesn't realize he's not the only one.


People complain about being misunderstood.

"Came from a poor family, grew up in the hood.

You just don’t get me, you wouldn’t understand.

My life and sorrow seem to go hand in hand."

They try to vent, maybe spit some rhyme,

All their life just been around crime.

It's the same old story day after day,

"I was born into this, didn’t have it my way."

Pain is pain, even though it has many faces,

All kinds of people, all kinds of races.

So don’t be so quick to feel all alone,

Sitting by yourself with a whine and a groan.

This is just reality, everyone feels hurt,

Suffering and human nature always seem to flirt.

So instead of complaining, go out and try to change,

Quit feeling so down, you’re not that strange.

And if you ever see someone happy, it’s probably fake,

Thinking thoughts like yours, their own lives they want to take.

© 2010 Drew

Author's Note

Ok this is my second poem ever so bare with me if it stinks. Hopefully you can get what it's about without reading the description because I feel like you shouldn't have to explain your writing. It kinda got dark in the last line I was trying not to be depressing with this one cause my other poem is f'd up haha but whatever. Tell me what you think!

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awesome! I've been wanting to write about this and u put it together so well. ppl do need to b less self-pitying...thnx for sharing

Posted 11 Years Ago

this is your second poem ever?
i think its really good man,
getting in deep to what was being thought.

You're a really good writer and um...yea... :D

Posted 11 Years Ago

Very impressive for a new poet:) It takes a long time for many people to develop their writing so take advantage of what you got in you! Great flow, Great rhyme!

Posted 11 Years Ago

Dude, this got me laughing. I know it's supposed to be a serious poem (I think), but it was funny to me because it's all true! Awesome poem!

Posted 11 Years Ago

For your second poem ever, it was pretty darn good =). I liked it.

Posted 11 Years Ago

This is absolutely spectacular!!!! I loved every second of it. The message was easy to grasp it had nice flow and rhythm, It had a purpose that lots of pieces dont have and that is to teach a lesson. I loved every minute of this. Great job. Keep writing!!! :)

Posted 11 Years Ago

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Added on May 10, 2010
Last Updated on May 11, 2010
Tags: misunderstood, confused, lost, depressed, hopeless, sad, suicide, dark, crazy, poor, black, white, hispanic, alone




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