July 26, 2009
I am Lost
All I wanted
was to be your friend

and all i had to do
was change everything i am
everything i was

As i put on my makeup today,
My hand froze
What am i doing? i don't wear eyeliner?
do I?

whose eyes are those, with those
colored contacts?
whose hair is this,
with these brown highlights?

i don't know me
i am lost
i can not find me

and with out me,
who am i but a shadow
a shell
one with out dreams of their own
one without ambition

one who's sucess is never really theirs

i don't want to be shell anymore
i don't want to walk in the mall,
snickering at girls who are different,
passing up greasy fattening foods
which look delicious

i want to ride my dirt bike,
i want to hang with my friends at the skate park
i want to be me

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FashionGuru said...
Dec. 30, 2009 at 10:04 am
This is a great poem. I think the raw grammar really adds to the fact that moments like this can be frightening.
SilverDawn said...
Nov. 21, 2009 at 2:00 pm
Wow, that was awesome! totally from the heart~
TheWrittenHeart said...
Oct. 29, 2009 at 11:53 pm
This poem is GREAT! Has so much truth in it. Hey, that last stanza? I think that that is AWESOME.
Carol said...
Oct. 13, 2009 at 8:58 pm
Very good poem. It has a lot of truth and reality to it.
Writerzhand said...
Sept. 9, 2009 at 8:23 pm
I feel like this sometimes. I love it!!!!!!!
writerscramp replied...
Jan. 21, 2011 at 7:51 am
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