September 5, 2009
By 21stars GOLD, Longmont, Colorado
21stars GOLD, Longmont, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. -Hellen Keller

Reflection staring back at me
You're not who I want to be
The girl I see inside the mirror
Sees herself and sheds a tear
I don't want to die away
To be perfect for one day
We share our tears, our broken heart
But I don't want to fall apart
Over extra pounds and inches gained
That will not be our common pain
I will not listen any longer
You call me fat but I am stronger
I'm smarter stronger than all this
You offer beauty I resist
I don't want what you can give
Honestly, I'd rather live

The author's comments:
I think this poem was less about me as it was a universal statement to our reflections: Stop with the comments. I can't hear my stomach growling.

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