(Ex-)Best Friend

August 8, 2008
By Emma Elisabeth Fosso McNairy, Chapel Hill, NC

Missing: My best friend’s soul,
or should I say,
ex-best friend.
Since we haven’t talked in months,
and can’t pass each other in the hallway with out glaring.

I want the best for her.

Suspects: Abercrombie and Fitch---
a whole
(new and improved)
wardrobe can’t appear over-night without a little black market soul trade.
The contact store,
she really has been acting oddly after ditching her glasses…
no one can afford to wear as much eye make-up as she does.

You know,
maybe she secretly
misses her glasses,
is trying to simulate the look of glasses frames
with her excessive eyeliner.
Poor pathetic vision impaired child.

Description: She loved to read,
and had a sense of humor.
(Was it really so long ago?)
She was slightly forgetful.
(Now she’s just apathetic.)
She loved her horse.
(She’s moved on now.)

Missing: My ex-best friend’s soul.
(If she ever had one.)

The author's comments:
Losing my best friend was so hard, so heart-wrenching, so tragic---particularly for someone I never really liked...
Please comment.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Aug. 20 2008 at 12:57 am
I know how you feel. I wrote a similar poem on here- Saying Goodbye for the 30th time- its about me losing my best friend after he ditched me. Oh well- "when a friend walks out, another one walks in".

elala said...
on Aug. 18 2008 at 2:34 pm
poor little dipsy...

i love your sense of humor. ;)


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