I Am...

May 17, 2011
By Emily Luther BRONZE, Westerly, Rhode Island
Emily Luther BRONZE, Westerly, Rhode Island
3 articles 8 photos 6 comments

(New Student Perspective)


I am shy and afraid.
I wonder if they even see me.
I hear the murmurs and rumors about me,
I want to be like them.
I am shy and afraid.

I pretend to be confident, unchanged by the stares.
I feel alone.
I touch my necklace as I worry what people think.
I cry because no on will ever understand how hard this is.
I am shy and afraid.

I understand that it may take a while to settle in.
I say "Hello," and hope for an answer.
I dream that I'll make a friend tomorrow.
I try to be myself, try not to act scared.
I hope to become more than just "The New Kid,"
But,
I am shy and afraid.



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on Jun. 27 2011 at 12:55 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Okeydoke, I'll keep an eye out for it :)

on Jun. 23 2011 at 9:47 am
Emily Luther BRONZE, Westerly, Rhode Island
3 articles 8 photos 6 comments
I posted my second one! its just waiting for approval now :)

on Jun. 17 2011 at 4:15 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Yes! I think that'd be awesome! I love poem pairs and groups.

on Jun. 17 2011 at 12:22 pm
Emily Luther BRONZE, Westerly, Rhode Island
3 articles 8 photos 6 comments

Thank you so much!

i wrote another one with the opposing view (i.e shy girl v.s popular girl)

should i post it?


on Jun. 17 2011 at 10:57 am
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Beautiful, I especially loved the little details of the poem, the quoting of new kid and hello, and the touching of the necklace, like she was seeking comfort from something familiar. Amazing work, you are some kind of a triple threat :) Amazing photography, phenominal watercolor, and quietly gorgeous poetry.


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