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Out of Dark Places



One thing in common:
we don’t belong here.
Living on borrowed time,
yet skirting death anyway,
we assume it could never be us,
invincible only in our own eyes.
How much longer can we
assume and ascertain authority?
Wasting away in glitzy hopelessness,
we don’t realize we’re wrapping ropes
around our own necks,
asking for the inevitable.
If only we could hold our ideas,
cradle our intuition,
be our own people,
and nourish our talents.
Maybe then we would be worthy
of this gift of life.
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Kassandra Konecny is a lover of listening to music, hiking in the mountains, and observing the way people act. She began writing vigorously when she was fourteen and will hopefully never stop. She has had her fair share of trials lately, and tries to encompass nearly every subject there is to study into her writing. Kassandra plans to study creative writing and psychology. She's 17 and currently lives in Utah with her family. Contact her at kassandrakonecny@hotmail.com more…

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