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Nine letter word
Why do we care
We all want to be it
But life isn't fair
At least, so we think
Because people don't see
We don't know 'till it's gone
Whatever that means
Nine letter word
And it causes such pain
It makes us all cry
And it makes us play games
It makes us be fake
And it makes us all lie
We're stronger than this
Yet we fall every time
Nine letter word
And we fake just to be
We wish and we strive
For impossible dreams
It tears and divides us
It's girl against girl
We know that there isn't
Enough for the whole world
Nine letter word
Can we stand and defeat
Forget the delusion
And see
We're pretty
If we all rise from ashes
From tears and from blood
From lipstick, mascara
Fake laughs and fake love
Lash curlers, eye shadow
Foundation, hairspray
Eyeliner, brow pencils
Tweezers and pain
No breakfast, curling irons
high heels, control tops
Push-ups and pimples
We all try to pop
Emotional struggles
AS the mirror, it shows
Little for loss
Little for woes
Can we all stop a minute
Stop and just see
What we're doing to ourselves
Put down the spray tan and believe
We're the nine letter word
We are all that it is
WE are more than it's worth
We are more than it gives
We are all that we find in this nine letter word
B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L
Beautiful.



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writefearless said...
today at 9:42 am:
this is a very honest poem :) you have given physical beauty a different view.
 
sarah98This 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. replied...
today at 8:06 pm :
good!! its nice to know that my writing made a but of a difference
 
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RozaAlexanderThis 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. said...
Jul. 13 at 8:01 pm:
Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, once think you're pretty the way you are no one can tell you differen.  
 
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bree_breeThis 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. said...
Jun. 3 at 12:52 pm:
I agree with devan1223 also the way that this peice flows is captivating.
 
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devan1223 said...
Apr. 29 at 4:21 am:
i really like this poem! it shows how much girls really work  to be beautiful and still dont feel it! awesome!! also i have only written one poem so any feedback would be appreciated (:
 
sarah98This 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. replied...
Apr. 29 at 3:38 pm :
thanks so much! i checked out your poem and left a comment. id love if you checked out some of my other stuff!!
 
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sarah98This 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. said...
Apr. 25 at 6:05 pm:
hey there! i would love for any feedback! (comments, ratings, whtevs.) thanks! :D
 
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