Beautiful

April 23, 2012
By elizamc83 GOLD, Concord, Massachusetts
elizamc83 GOLD, Concord, Massachusetts
17 articles 0 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
"From now on, I don't care if my tea leaves spell 'Die, Ron, die,' I'm chucking them in the bin where they belong." -Ron Weasley


Before their critical eyes she cowers
Expecting the worst of their judgements
Always afraid of the looks, the whispers
Under their gaze she worries and frets
The nervous thoughts race through her head

In her mind she is nothing

For the mirror tells the ugly truth

Underneath the scars lies a hidden soul

Lonely and scared, yet she is beautiful



Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 12 comments.


on Aug. 23 2012 at 6:03 pm
theSe7enthSin BRONZE, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
3 articles 0 photos 22 comments
The poem itself was beautiful! :)

on Aug. 9 2012 at 10:14 am
Allicat001 SILVER, Waukesha, Wisconsin
6 articles 0 photos 171 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is not someone you can live with, love is someone you can't live without."

"Always stand up for what's right even if that means you're standing alone."

Absolutely wonderfully written, the last stanza was genius!

on Jul. 25 2012 at 3:47 pm
caitiekate GOLD, Hopkinton, New Hampshire
16 articles 0 photos 38 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do what you want, not what you can." --Me

this is so true!! way too many girls are insecure and think they're ugly when they're gorgeous!! you did a great job ending that message through you're poem. it's sad that girls don't embrace their beauty. all you can do is tell them the "beautiful" truth and hope that they will someday believe it!

on Jun. 6 2012 at 4:13 pm
Basya44 PLATINUM, Brighton, Massachusetts
36 articles 1 photo 77 comments
It sounds like you are a very perceptive person who can see through any situation. This is truly beautiful and insightful!

on May. 21 2012 at 7:09 pm
everwoodman BRONZE, Detroit, Michigan
4 articles 0 photos 3 comments
I adore this. I think I can relate. It is well written, with wonderful rhythm. :)

on May. 21 2012 at 3:47 pm
Pitiful_Anonymous PLATINUM, New Cumberland, West Virginia
22 articles 0 photos 75 comments

Favorite Quote:
"and all you f***ers go beep beep beep in cheap,plastic cars. If It's to dumb to see or say you'll still sing it, and I'll just cue the applause" - Marilyn Manson

This is very deep, yet simple to read and understand. I like it a lot. You should for sure write some more poetry!

zoid123 GOLD said...
on May. 3 2012 at 6:16 pm
zoid123 GOLD, Charlotte, Vermont
15 articles 0 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
Trying to be someone your not is a waste of the person you currently are.

This has so much emotion, but yet is still so simple in words. I love it says so much in such few words. good job

on Apr. 30 2012 at 7:24 pm
LoveEternally SILVER, Castle Rock, Colorado
7 articles 0 photos 36 comments
I really love your piece!! It flows really nicely :D keep it up!

on Apr. 29 2012 at 6:35 pm
Ariberry13 SILVER, Westminster, Maryland
5 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"the best and ost beautiful things in this world cant be seen of touched but must be felt with the heart "

Absoluteilt brilliant love it !! ceep it up!

on Apr. 27 2012 at 4:58 pm
firewithdoves GOLD, HARTFIELD, Virginia
16 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Completely amazing. I absolutely love it. 

Write on!

 


on Apr. 27 2012 at 3:10 pm
Kestrel PLATINUM, Warrenton, Virginia
30 articles 11 photos 193 comments

Favorite Quote:
-There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy. (Shakespeare, Hamlet)

This IS beautiful. Good rhythm.

on Apr. 25 2012 at 4:35 pm
JosieFrost BRONZE, Mesa, Arizona
4 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
" Only if you believe it is."

That was really cool. Keep writing, because this was awesome!!!!


SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!