July 9, 2009
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I'm tired of the tears on my face
It's like I’m running a never-ending chase
No matter where I try to hide, how fast I run
They will always be there
With hurtful words that scar
With one heal scar
A new one is not far

I'm tired of the tears on my pillow
The memories still haunt me at night
Memories of people saying that I’m not pretty
That it's not okay to be me
I lay awake at night
And think that I tried hard with all my might
To not feel the words I hear
Act like the hurtful words don't linger
But people talk so loud
It is impossible to pretend that all the laughter isn't at me
That everyone isn’t pointing at me

I'm tired of the tears I wipe from my hand
I wonder if people call me names for so long
Then maybe there right and I’m wrong
Maybe I’m not pretty
And no one will ever want me
It makes me wonder how long
Do I have to deal with the crying, the sorrow, the hurtful words and the memories?
Will I always have to deal with the sorrow?
If there is no TOMORROW

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brittanyelsie said...
Jun. 15, 2010 at 2:38 pm
your work is very relatable. i especially love this one. definitely keep writing!
BabyV replied...
Jun. 16, 2010 at 12:12 am
thanks 4 the reply
love2run said...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 11:32 am
that is soo good, i love how much emotion you put into it!
josiebelle said...
May 27, 2010 at 3:38 am
Once again you have so much  meaning in this poem!!the lines that end "me" i htink are the only thing that disrupts the flow a little!!well done though you have so much emotion in here!!
BabyV replied...
May 28, 2010 at 8:58 am
thank u 4 the reply, it had sooo much emotion, because i drew from my real life experiences.
respecturself7 replied...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 9:51 am
I like how relate-able your work is. Everyone's pretty much suffered through stuff like this, and your portrayal of the emotions felt is very accurate. 
BabyV replied...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 10:31 am
thanks soooo much for the reply
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