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I'm Lazy.
This is about how a person can be in conflict with certain human emotions. I gave human emotions a more literal approach. Written when I was 14.
[350 words]
Jahri Ann
I was born and raised in the beautiful island of Jamaica for 12 years. Then I lived in New York City for 3 years, until I somehow ended up back in Jamaica and lived there for 5 years. (By now you should have guessed my age) I am currently a college student in the US majoring in sociology and a minor in English. I love writing very much but since I returned to the US I have found it rather difficult to re-ignite that flame and passion that I had for writing. Hopefully as I post my work in Storymania, I can receive constructive criticism, or reviews of my work. I welcome negative reviews of my work because I feel this can help me to make my writing better. Things like, ďthis poem sucks!Ē or ďI donít understand anything you are talking about in this writing,Ē I welcome with open arms.
I have traveled around, and have numerous experiences as it relates to the environment in which Iíve lived in. I admire diversity and culture, and hopefully someday, my admiration and interest in the various ways in which people live their lives can influence me more profoundly to reach out to people. I feel that writing is a way to start and gives me a chance to cut across borders and transcend across the continents, across ethnicity and race. Especially since I attend a university that is historically white, and 90% of the students are white middle-class Americans and I myself is of African descent. My passion for diversity increases the more I am in this kind of environment.

[April 2009]
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I'm Lazy.
Jahri Ann

Iím lazy and there isnít a thing you are going to do about it
Motivation is a midget to me, itís nothing
Iíll stuff that midget in a garbage can and kick it down the street
Iíll never listen to what it says
Stomp on it too
Think I care.
Iím lazy.

Goal is a desirable monster that just waits for you a while
Itís devil eyes, vicious claws, dirty sharp teeth.
Then it goes when you donít come to it.
Because itís scared.
It keeps saying the wordsÖ
Come! Come! Youíre a step closer! I canít go to you! You have to come to me! Donít give up!
Iím not going anywhere,
Itís nothing, it cannot touch me and it doesnít scare me
I wish it could come to me
See what I am made of
Iíll beat the carp out of it
Iím lazy.
Looks is a walking label, itís nothing to me
IT changes from beast, to Fairy god mother, to Santa, to walking dead
Itís just there to make them think somewhat of me
Itís there for nothing
It keeps people away from me
Then it changes and keeps people near me
Looks doesnít know what it wants
Iím lazy.
I donít care about looks
As I was saying
Things come to me and I donít come to them
I donít care what you say youíre not helping
Work is a devilicious machine that as nothing else to do but torture you
It wants you to do what it tells you to do
Iím not doing anything
Work as got to work for me
Iím not working for that bastard

Love is a bitch
Itís so miserable and when you try to comfort it
It pushes you away
Leave me alone it says!
Then it comes running back for help
It makes you feel like youíre worthless
It has a personality disorder
And yet you still want it
Love cannot take control of me
Itís a parasite; it goes anywhere it wants to go
But Iíll take love and hit it so hard, itíll go flying off into space
Iím lazy.

Lazy is everything to me
I love it so much no one is going to stop me
It keeps me feeling the way I want
It makes me feel so good
Itís better than everything
But it betrayed me and left me stranded
Lazy I hate your guts


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