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Its Just A Number....So Why Care?...Dont...

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Its Just A Number....So Why Care?...Dont...

Like chalk on a sidewalk we stand out for a moment
Then we are washed away by the rain





Everything you try to be to fit in with that crowd you wanna be in
But then the truth comes out and everyone knows you're a fake





The one you want and need to be with cause you love and feel different
But the age stops everyone when its just a number,But I wanna be you forever

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  1. Date: 11/16/2009 12:32:00 PM
    A solid job and true statement

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 10:49:00 AM
    Sweet Cheeekkkssss!!!!!! Ohmigawwwd!! I Loveee This Lexi Babee!!! All Of It. Jeeze If Only I Could.....Ohmigod...lmao...okay well i had coffie and its still pumping through my system so yeh but i seriously still friggin love this peice!!! miss you more xoxo ~Booboo

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 1:58:00 PM
    I like the rhythm this write. Wonderfully expressive, awesome structure.....:JP]

  1. Date: 8/27/2009 1:25:00 PM
    Great poem...I love it..the first two lines are fantastic... Always, Farah

  1. Date: 7/2/2009 1:51:00 PM
    very interesting subject good write

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 1:16:00 PM
    It's Just a Number...would be a good title or Too Many One word answers? Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/15/2009 9:03:00 AM
    We Numbers Written By Chalk, Washed Away By The Rain. <33 Me PS I love this its amazing ^^

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 8:55:00 PM
    This is a very interesting write, and I am sure we all felt like the outcast at some point in our lives, and once you love yourself so will everyone else. Love the creative structure to this Lexi, good one you!

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 7:24:00 PM
    i like the structure of the poem and the message. no better person to be than yourself.

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 1:44:00 PM
    just be your self. time will come when months will feel like weeks. and years will pass like months. the older you get the faster time moves. enjoy your youth you have a very short time left. then after that the work begins. john

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 10:29:00 AM
    Levi,..this is a touching write,..I'm sure you will come up with a creative title, the way you write! ty for your comment.......james

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 9:42:00 AM
    i can relate to this poem a lot.! very motivating. -Reality