The Pessimistic Optimist

April 11, 2009
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Is a dark stormy night
The people around you hate you,

Your black nails,

Your hair,

Your clothes and make-up.
They despise you for who you are.

There’s someone hiding from you all the time.

You get stabbed and hurt

You have enemies around every corner.




Is a bright sunny day

The people around you love you,
Your looks,

Your charm,

Your grace.

They love you for who you are.
There’s someone there behind you all the way.

You get hugs and kisses

You have friends by your side.





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Sarah A. said...
May 13, 2009 at 2:53 am
that's really cool! thank you so much! it means a lot to me for you to say such great stuff! hah. I have a bunch of other poems on here too by the way. I will be putting more so watch out!
xXsmileXx This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 5, 2009 at 10:59 pm
This poem is really interesting! And it defines my personality perfectly. One half of me has mortal enemies while the other half has friends that are always by my side. Its weird how people can have what seems to be two personalities, but in reality their two halfs mesh perfectly. Keep writing!!!!!
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