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Life Unexpected


I look in the mirror
And what do I see?
A worried teenager
Looking back at me.
Life unexpected
For what lies ahead.
All because she couldn’t
Say no in bed.
Day by day she
Grows more and more.
Rumors from everywhere
About her being a whore.
Changes in her life
With every step she takes.
Like the transformation
From puddles to lakes.
But not everything
Is murky and bad
Try and understand me
Don’t be mad.
All my imperfections
Don’t matter any more.
I have a new existence
That makes up my core.
My unconditional love
Will always be with it
It’s the puzzle piece that
Completes me, it’s a perfect fit.
I feel the doubt
Emitting from your being
But I have faith
So don’t be mean.
I’ll try my hardest
And do my best
Just be there for me
I’ll deal with the rest.
When I look in the mirror
It’s not me that I see
I look in the mirror and
Now see you not me.



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Annabelle294 said...
Jan. 30, 2011 at 1:40 pm
This is amazing, i felt like i could really connect with what you were saying.
 
lostnhim said...
Jan. 30, 2011 at 10:47 am
wow...just wow... that seems like the word im looking for. this poem is REALLY good.
 
AVERAGE said...
Jan. 29, 2011 at 11:14 pm
VERY WELL WRITTEN.  CREATIVITY LIES WITH IN
 
lilmartz This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 29, 2011 at 2:15 pm
I love this! You told it like it is that's for sure. Keep up the good work :)
 
limelove replied...
Jan. 30, 2011 at 4:48 pm
I agree with lilmartz.
 
fadingaway1324 said...
Jan. 27, 2011 at 7:48 pm
simple and easily understood i liked it
 
BlueInk94 said...
Jan. 27, 2011 at 6:58 pm
this poem is simple but very touching, i was so moved.
 
shakes2011 said...
Jan. 27, 2011 at 4:06 pm
This is really good. It's raw and real and personal. I like it. Keep up the good work :)
 
Tiffanie_marieThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 27, 2011 at 11:41 am

Fantastic poem!!

Keep writing(:

and check out some of my work please!

 
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