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Waiting Forever

Gel has been trying to write poems since she read Slammed by Colleen Hoover in 2013.

Waiting Forever

I used to think I'm a go-getter Someone who wouldn't sink Even on a bad weather I used to feel I'm unbreakable Someone with no void to fill In my perfect little bubble I used to say 'I am not a quitter' I might need more than a day But I'll always be a winner But then days turned to week Then to months and then to years And now I'm feeling weak though I'm not sick I've no one to run, where are my peers? Is it all in my head? Where is my perfect little bubble? There's so much I haven't said But all I can do is mumble The unsinkable sunk It was all just a front act Wishing everything would go blank Wishing I could go back Someone help me out Someone fill me up Someone erase these doubts But 'someone' has to be me, gotta interrupt You weren't unsinkable But you managed to swim against the tide You weren't unbreakable But you are strong despite being petrified You don't have to be a winner To be happy and to shine You may feel like you've been waiting forever But you are never too late in your own time

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