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Sometimes I See

Sometimes I see poverty
In the wealthiest of homes
Sometimes I see loneliness
In people who've never been alone

Sometimes I see sorrow
in the most joyous of men
Sometimes I see a teenage mother
In a girl who four years ago was ten

Sometimes I see homelessness
In the family with the largest house
Sometimes i see a divorcee
In someone who for ten years has been a spouse

Say what you will of me
Gossip how you may
But my view of the world is impaired
By my fear that this will be
what everyone sees someday




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straycat said...
Sept. 18, 2010 at 8:50 am:
interesting way to put it. great poem
 
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Healing_Angel This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 16, 2010 at 8:30 pm:
Interesting view. Great poem. Short, simple and to the point. Great work!
 
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