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Just a poem about my lost self

Posted by on May. 12, 2013 at 3:34 AM
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Among the cluttered archives of my pensieve
Lie the memories of a girl who I once called "me"
Her eyes alight
Luminous as the sun
But her figure grows dim
With every breath that's drawn
The inquisitive mind's questions lie eternally subdued
Her heart's inner strength quietly accrued
The insistent cruelty claims her will as it's prize
embedding it's malice into her deepest confines
Riddled with conflict, despair, and her newfound host
Her identity peals
Her former self now a ghost.
As I cling to the memories
of her once innocent form
A searing pain jets through me
And I mourn
This girl pure as rain
Is now all but gone
Her resolve, self-assurance
WIll, and life all won
Won by a cruelty too often bestowed on the meek
Teased and berated, abused by critique
Judgement weighs on her slight frame
The weight of the world, she is to blame
She loves on in spite of her impending demise
Rendered by those she loves deeply
With her once bright eyes
The eyes reflect this battered soul
The eyes that grow dim as she will never be whole
Damaged and beaten by life itself
The irony is uncanny
The toll it takes is real
The shell keeps going
A pariah she is now
The inverse of a corpse
She is the walking dead
Why her heart continues beating
of blood flows through her veins
Why she draws in breath
Or why she even has a name...
Is a questioning plea
For someone to reclaim
This girl I once called "me"


by on May. 12, 2013 at 3:34 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on May. 12, 2013 at 10:46 AM
1 mom liked this
That is an awesome poem!
dizzy77702
by Silver Member on May. 12, 2013 at 11:54 AM
1 mom liked this
I loved it too. I often feel like that. Know that you aren't alone.
ashleighmama
by Ashleigh on May. 12, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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Thats awesome!
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CherrieFaeries
by Member on May. 13, 2013 at 10:08 PM
1 mom liked this
Very nice.
rhodaj
by rho on May. 14, 2013 at 7:52 AM

Thank you for sharing

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