Label Me Pretty

November 23, 2007
By Soukee Van Orden, Fayetteville, NY

If you looked at me from the outside
You would just see a girl
A girl who laughs
A girl who smiles
A girl who forgives
But if you took a look inside
A look into what I really believe
Into what I really think
You would find a girl
Who’s gotten hurt
Who’s cried
Who’s bled
Who’s drowned for a boy that didn’t even care
You would see a girl
Whose name isn’t the coolest thing about her
Who really thinks
Who really cares
Who yearns for peace
But when you really look inside me
You would be able to see
A beating heart,
So stealthily,
Across my chest
Into my pulse
Into my soul
But if you actually look
And see
Exactly what’s inside her
You would see a girl who’s already died.


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on Jun. 18 2011 at 7:00 pm
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Favorite Quote:
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- Michael Langley, 'Staying Alive'

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on Jun. 17 2011 at 9:43 am
inkblot13 PLATINUM, Auburn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"If I knew where poems came from, I'd go there"




- Michael Langley, 'Staying Alive'

wow, this is pretty goood. I really like the last 4 lines, word choice there is beautiful! (PS- check out some of my work? I'm dying for feedback!)


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