My comparison of pimples to life

January 4, 2009
pimples are like life-
when you're first born, your face is clean
when you're first born, life is easy
pimples don't start coming until pre-teen years. usually.
real problems don't come until pre-teen years. usually.
when you have dirty hands and touch your face, pimples are formed
when you put your hands where they don't belong, problems are formed
when you touch the pimple it gets dirtier and bigger
when you try to solve a problem, it gets harrier
when you pop a pimple, it bursts
when you pop a friend's bubble, they burst
but if you wash your face daily, it is cleaner
if you strive to keep out of trouble, you stop the trouble before it starts
if you resist the temptation to touch the pimple, it doesn't scar you
if you resist the temptation to agitate the problem, it doesn't scar you... as much
ignoring the pimple won't make it go away
just like ignoring problems doesn't make them disappear
cleaning the pimple does
just like changing your habits cleans up the problem
the smallest things affect the biggest things
from simple matters like pimples
to the big things of daily life.

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alice said...
Oct. 29, 2009 at 9:49 pm
this is soo cool
i am just getting pimples, i HATE them!!!!i am 12 years old
Christian T. said...
Sept. 2, 2009 at 7:51 pm
This is such a GREAT! analogy. It's making me think about the pimples in my life!
Chanel G. said...
Sept. 2, 2009 at 3:30 pm
This is such a great poem. Would you comment on my poem Trouble? I would love it if you did. Thanks, and great job.
pinksage33 said...
Jun. 11, 2009 at 12:29 am
WOW!!! i need to go wash my face. (jk) good poem though.
Alyssa B. said...
Jun. 10, 2009 at 5:57 pm
I really struggle with them and I dont resist the temptaion to touch them and agitate them. i guess i'm weak :(
Kirsten said...
Jun. 10, 2009 at 5:19 pm
wow im gonna go scub my face
awesomeaugust This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 10, 2009 at 12:32 pm
pretty funny!
nice work
EdytD said...
May 10, 2009 at 2:20 am
well, ignoring problems isn't usually a good idea - and nor is ignoring pimples!
I would have used a comparison of pimple-remover to trying to solve a problem, personally.

It's very creative, though, and I enjoyed reading it.
lexikeys247 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 24, 2009 at 12:03 am
haha! loved it! so true.
Teen'scape Librarian said...
Jan. 8, 2009 at 3:28 pm
You insights into the reality of problems is so true! But it makes me want to go wash my face!
funny=D said...
Jan. 8, 2009 at 2:38 am
This is so good! great comparisons. i really like the title, too, its a grabber =D
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