Not So Perfect After All.

January 22, 2009
By Amie Wasson, Aurora, CO

My life has not always been easy.
We have been close to homeless, momless and, foodless.
Parents have not been the best.
They just get up and leave, it's for the best for all of our lives.
People think I am such a perfect rich girl.
To tell you the truth I’m not, we live off of a truck drivers salary.
See not so rich after all.
My family is not anywhere near perfect.
My days are very hard.
I am like a mother to my little brother.
I feed him and bathe him.
Sometimes I just comfort him when he needs it.
Some days I don’t even want to wake up.
Some days I just wish I could die, but I can’t.
I have to help my family and support my little brother
So am I still perfect after all?

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This article has 5 comments.

eric said...
on May. 29 2009 at 10:49 pm
This poem hits me hard because i went through what i went through and i felt just like you did, i love the poem..

sammy said...
on Apr. 26 2009 at 8:10 pm
This poem tells people truly what life in americia is all about and i really think it is gerat and strait forward.

Nikki said...
on Mar. 31 2009 at 9:39 pm
This is such a good poem its the truth witch is what people need to know so i give it two thumbs up!

good work!!!

Jess said...
on Feb. 9 2009 at 12:29 am
Hey Amie,

This is a good poem deep and it really touches meh!Good job!!!*

aksfj said...
on Feb. 8 2009 at 10:45 pm
This is a very powerful poem i love itQ


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